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    Breaking the next taboo: menstrual hygiene within CLTS

    S. Roose, T. Rankin, S. Cavill / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
    This edition of Frontiers of CLTS illustrates how CLTS programmes can be expanded to address menstrual hygiene management (MHM) in schools and communities to alleviate these stresses on women and girls.Its specific objectives are to:
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    CLTS and the Right to Sanitation

    C. N. Musembi, S.M. Musyoki / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Lack of sanitation impacts on the rights to life and health, the right to education (through loss in school days, particularly for girls) and the right to dignity (UNRIC nd).
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    Community mapping in Kenya improves state Covid-19 response

    Diana Mitlin / African Cities Research Consortium, 2021
    This case study – originally published as part of Covid Collective Research for Policy and Practice series – shows how an urban social movement was able to produce the knowledge that state agencies needed when the pandemic struck, securing more inclusive policy responses and building legitimacy for alternative knowledge processes and associated development ambitions.
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    Norms, Knowledge and Usage

    R. Chambers, J. Myers / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Toilet quality, maintenance and accessibility can be factors in partial usage, but recent evidence points to mindsets, social norms and cultural preferences as also playing a significant role.
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    Equality and Non-Discrimination (EQND) in Sanitation Programmes at Scale (Part 1 of 2)

    S. House, S. Cavill, S. Ferron / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    As a sector, we want to be better at reaching the unreached and not only ensure that the rights of people who may be disadvantaged are met, but also make better use of their skills, knowledge and contributions as part of sanitation programmes globally.
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    Engaging Men and Boys in Sanitation and Hygiene Programmes

    S. Cavill, J. Mott, P. Tyndale-Biscoe, M. Bond, C. Huggett, E. Wamera / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    This review focuses on the roles and impacts of men and boys on sanitation and hygiene (S&H): how to engage them effectively, how to mobilise them as allies in the transformation of S&H outcomes, and the problems they contribute to and experience.


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