Globally, school water and sanitation coverage both increased by six per cent between 2008 and 2013.
|Title||Advancing WASH in schools monitoring|
|Publication Type||Working Paper|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Secondary Title||Working paper|
|Pagination||65 p. : 23 fig., 10 tab.|
|Place Published||New York, NY, USA|
|Keywords||handwashing, international level, national level, sanitation, schools, statistics, water supply|
This working paper presents the best data available for the coverage of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in primary schools gathered from 149 countries for the period 2008-2013. It also compares current national WASH in Schools (WinS) monitoring indicators against global guidelines.
By providing this information the publication responds to the 2012 Call to Action, Raising Even More Clean Hands. It also aims to promote and support improved monitoring of WinS so that coverage indicators can be included in the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The key messages of the paper are:
The paper concludes with recommendations for action for both the national and international levels.
Includes ref. Includes annexes on data sources, national WinS coverage estimates, scoring criteria for EMIS indicators and WASH indicators in national EMIS.