Water & Sanitation
Increasing Dalit's Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Services
CADAM in partnership with Water Aid India worked in five states of India i.e. Odisha, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh for increasing Dalit’s access to water, sanitation and hygiene services. It sensitized rights holders and duty bearers through the organization of the village awareness meetings, training of PRI leaders and interface with duty bearers and activists to sensitize them on Dalit Women’s Rights to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).
National Consultation: Sharing Findings of the Study and Strengthening of Advocacy Process for Ending Violence/Discrimination against Dalit Women in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
CADAM in partnership with Water Aid India organized a national consultation in New Delhi at Vishwa Yuva Kendra on 26th September 2013. The objective of the consultation was to provide insights and guidance for a national advocacy agenda for ending violence against Scheduled Caste Women in India. In the consultation, CADAM shared the findings of its study which was conducted to assess the access of Scheduled Castes in WASH services. The consultation also brought voices from the ground and inspired Dalit right networks to take up WASH access as part of their agenda to address violence against Dalit women. 20 district coordinators of 20 districts along with Women with 15 live case studies from these districts and other intervention districts were part of the consultation.