There are many examples out there that reflect that WASH in schools has not worked.
Less than half of the countries have information on WASH in Schools coverage
Less than half of all primary schools have access to safe water and just over a third have adequate sanitation in countries where data are available. Even where facilities exist, they are often in poor condition and hygiene education is often non-existent.
For more information visit www.unicef.org/wash/schools and www.washinschools.info
This is the first of four WASH in Schools debates organised by the WASH in Schools Thematic Group.
The second, third and fourth debates WASH in Schools has failed in setting standards and monitoring coverage, We don’t need more evidence for WASH in Schools and We are sharing enough of our WASH in schools information are now open! Please join in.