Reeba Devaraj

Challenges in planning faecal sludge management systems
Containment design and construction deviations from norms impact sanitation chain Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

Sanitation targets for SDG 6 can only be met if the focus expands from just access to the full cycle of sanitation – access, conveyance, treatment and re-use.

Empty faecal sludge drying bed (Image: Lars Schoebitz; Flickr Commons)
Identifying WASH barriers
Policies that address the WASH need to acknowledge the presence of a glass curtain that curtails access to its appropriate gender and age-related services. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 4 years 9 months ago

As night falls, women in Chempakaraman beach on the Pulluvila coastal belt in Thiruvananthapuram step out of their safe abode and leave for the open fields. The barking of stray dogs send a chill down their spine but still, these women brave the odds and venture into the darkness as it is an urgency.

A coastal village with poor sanitation facilities in South India (Source: India Water Portal)
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