PublicationsA look at the reports and briefs about policy and practice in water, sanitation and hygiene.
WaterAid India develops a wide range of publications including technical reports, policy briefs, operations research, qualitative evaluations, good practice documents, and IEC materials. Available here are these publications for your reading and review.
State of Urban Water Supply in India
A snapshot of the urban drinking water situation from a policy, program and institutional and systems perspective.
Out of Order: The State of the World’s Toilets 2017
It is easy to take a toilet for granted – lock the door, do your business, flush when finished, and forget all about it. But for 2.3 billion people worldwide – almost one in three – such a normal part of daily life is out of reach. The State of the World’s Toilets 2017 explores how the lack of decent toilets around the world prevents women and girls from fulfilling their potential.
Sacosan VII: Financing universal access to sanitation and hygiene by 2030 in South Asia
The paper draws significant inputs and builds on the thematic Sector Financing WASH paper prepared by the Secretariat for SACOSAN VII, Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan. The paper identifies some of the main barriers to financing universal access to sanitation and hygiene and considers the rationale for enhancing domestic resource mobilisation and Official Development Assistance (ODA) to address existing financing gaps and considers the transparency and inequality of financing. Finally, it recommends key actions for member countries and their cooperating partners.
ARUNDATI MURALIDHARAN & TANYA MAHAJAN Why does GST matter? After a year-long zealous campaign on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for sanitary pads by Members of Parliament, activists, students and the general public, the Government on India announced on 21 July 2018 that sanitary pads will be exempted from GST, a decision that was thought to benefit the thousands of Indian girls and women who use and want to use sanitary pads. The basic premise for the zero tax movement was that sanitary pads are an essential and not a luxury item for women. But will tax exemption really...