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DocumentM. Coultas, M. Das, E. Nur, S. Warrington / International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, 2021This article examines and reflects upon the Menstrual Health (MH) landscape and programming in Bangladesh, assessing the progress, challenges, and potential ways forward.DocumentMimi Coultas / 2021Following widespread decentralisation reforms, including across Africa, responsibility for sanitation & hygiene (S&H) often sits with sub-national governments.DocumentO. Wilkinson, J. P. Eggert / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2021This Working Paper by Olivia Wilkinson and Jennifer P. Eggert comes from a review of tools and guidance materials applicable to humanitarian response with regard to their inclusion or exclusion of questions on religious minorities andDocumentE. Houzer, I. Scoones / PASTRES, 2021This report warns that the dominant picture of livestock’s impacts on climate change has been distorted by faulty assumptions that focus on intensive, industrial farming in rich countries. Millions of people worldwide who depend on extensive livestock production, with relatively lower climate impacts, are being ignored by debates on the future of food.Document
Taxing the informal economy is not a silver bullet for financing development – or the Covid-19 recoveryM. Gallien, M. Moore, V. van den Boogaard / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2021This briefing explores the Covid-19 pandemic, which has raised twin challenges for public revenue around the world. Governments have undertaken huge expenses to finance medical responses and social protection programmes. At the same time, tax collection is decreasing as a consequence of both pandemic-related tax breaks and a dip in economic activity and trade.DocumentA. Lees, D. Akol / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2021This paper evaluates the appropriateness of the tax policymaking process that led to the introduction, and the later adaptation, of a tax on mobile money transactions in Uganda in 2018. The authors examine the unusual source of the proposal, how this particular tax diverged from the usual tax policymaking process, and whether certain key stakeholders were excluded.
19 November 2021The original blog post appeared on the Towards Brown Gold website.
18 November 2021he original blog post appeared on the Sanitation Learning Hub website.
7 October 2021Earlier this year, the Sanitation Learning Hub team published a call for applicants to undertake a gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) audit of the programme to identify how GESI issues are addressed in our activities and internal orga
5th November 2021
Click here to register for the webinarIt has been a long-standing goal of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) professionals to improve the health and lives of children.
26th August 2021
The Sanitation Learning Hub is looking to capture country level and regional experiences, ideas, challenges and innovations from sanitation and hygiene practitioners through a series of blogs or short recordings.
6th July 2021
Join the Sanitation Learning Hub for a webinar on climate change and rural sanitation – putting ideas into practice.
30th April 2021
Researchers from the Sanitation Learning Hub have published a new report providing evidence and practical guidance for adapting projects to make them sustainable for the future.
10th February 2021
“I’m only a child and I don’t have all the solutions, but I want you to realise, neither do you.” Severn Cullis-Suzuki, 12 years old, Rio Earth Summit, 1992