Upcoming Webinar: WASH & Women’s Leadership

Training Women in the Kenya Water Sector: The few women officers in Kenya's biggest water company pose together at the end of a gender mainstreaming training in Nairobi. Photo credit: USAID KIWASH

Globally, women and young girls are disproportionately affected by lack of access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Comprehensive and inclusive WASH programming has the potential to contribute to gender equality, improve women’s social and economic development, and promote the health and well-being of all community members through improved nutrition outcomes.

Join PRO-WASH for the first of its webinar series looking at successful strategies and tools for integrating a gender-informed approach into WASH programming. Speakers from World Vision; and Women Influencing Health, Education and Rule of Law (WI-HER) will offer practical, hands-on guidance for how programs can better plan for, implement and capture lessons learned during the process of integrating a stronger focus on gender into their WASH programming. They will also share their own experiences working across a diverse array of countries and programs including their successes and even the challenges they have faced in strengthening meaningful women’s engagement in water governance, nutrition and resilience.

Presenters

  • Tisa Barrios Wilson  |  Program Associate, WI-HER 
  • Taroub Faramand  |  Founder and President, WI-HER
  • Saeqah Kabir  |  Knowledge Management and Communications team lead, World Vision Bangladesh

PRO-WASH (Practices, Research, and Operations in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) is an initiative funded by USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP) and led by Save the Children. PRO-WASH aims to improve the quality of activities, strengthen the capacity and skills of FFP implementing partners in WASH, and improve the level of knowledge and practices around WASH.