Advocacy is an integral part of Simavi’s Theory of Change and involves holding local, regional and national governments accountable, advocating for budget, policy or legal changes and engaging in international networks together with our partners.

3 Questions

As the Executive Chair of the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) network, Catarina advocates for a key role for SWA within the SDGs and for political prioritisation of WASH at a global high-level. We asked her three questions during the Stockholm World Water Week, where she was present as a plenary vision speakers.

3 Questions

Lambert Grijns is the Dutch Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) & HIV/AIDS and Director of the Social Development Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We talked to him about his motivation  and  achievements as well as his ambitions and the challenges he sees.

Menstrual Hygiene and the SDGs

World leaders gather in New York this week to commit to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Our very own Public Affairs Officers shared their thoughts on the role of hygiene and -more specifically- menstrual hygiene- to achieving the new global goals.

5 Word Speech

Progress happens at three levels

Political in charge on block level (Palajori-Birajpur)

5 Word Speech

Let’s reach the whole population

Chief Executive of the Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)

5 Word Speech

Working together to prioritise WASH

Vice-Chair, Sanitation and Water for All (SWA)

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