We wanted to highlight an article published recently in the Journal of Tropical Medicine and International Health: If I do not have enough water, then how could I bring additional water for toilet cleaning? Addressing water scarcity to promote hygienic use of shared toilets in Dhaka, Bangladesh The article describes the development of behaviour change […]
As part of its 2012 – 2015 DFID-funded research programme, WSUP commissioned a research project in Dhaka to explore behaviour change strategies to help users keep their toilets clean and functional. This Discussion Paper presents the context, methodology, results and conclusions of the study. You can also download a two page summary of this report.
Improved sanitation is not just about building shiny new toilets – it is critical to maintain existing infrastructure. This Practice Note details a research project in Dhaka looking at behaviour change strategies to help users keep their toilets clean and functional. You can also download the full report.
Women and girls living in the low-income communities of Dhaka lack the services and support required to practice safe menstrual hygiene. This Practice Note looks at a campaign that aimed to overcome the barriers to change.
Donor-funded water and sanitation improvement programmes operate within the formal frameworks put in place by municipal or national governments. However, in order to plan and implement programmes effectively, it is essential that implementers also recognise and take into account the influence of more subtle informal factors, such as conventions, norms of behaviour, and unwritten cultural […]