New Factsheet: What is sextortion and what does it have to do with water and sanitation?


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New Factsheet: What is sextortion and what does it have to do with water and sanitation?

The Water Integrity Network, in collaboration with ANEW,End Water Poverty, SIWI and SWA, has released the attached fact sheet (EN/FR/ES) on the issue of sextortion in accessing water and sanitation. As a grave form of corruption that increases gender inequalities, hinders sustainable development and undermines the human right to water and sanitation, the fact sheet outlines the problem and specific steps that sector stakeholders can take to address it.  

In addition, for those colleagues currently in Dakar for the Alternative World Water Forum (FAME 2022), WIN kindly invites you to the following session to engage further on the topic.  

Sex for Money: The Cost for Access to Water - Casesfrom Kenya and Bangladesh
Date: 23 March, 2022
Time: 15h GMT
Location: salle OUSMANE SOCE 

Barbara Schreiner, Executive Director, the Water Integrity Network
Sareen Malik, Executive Secretary, African Civil Society Network for Water and Sanitation (ANEW)
Moderated by Alana Potter, International Coordinator, End Water Poverty  

This session will share insights and experiences from the Water Integrity Network and ANEW on sextortion, or payment for water through sex. Particularly, the discussion will shed light on the significant challenge of sextortion faced by poor and marginalized women when accessing public services in Kenya and in Bangladesh.  

For more information on the event:
Water Integrity Network

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