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Ashish Barua

Ashish Barua

Ashish is the Resilient WASH Coordinator with Oxfam in Bangladesh. He has experience of working with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Disaster Risk Reduction and Humanitarian emergencies both for urban and rural areas in the country.

Overcoming social barriers: A journey by women WASH platform

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In this latest blog Ashish Barua explains how the all female ‘Women WASH Platform’  has broken down social barriers to encourage better practice in Bangladesh.  “We install latrines inside the heads of people” Rina Begum, member of Surjodoy Community Based Organisation (CBO) from Bakshigonj upazilla in the Jamalpur district, almost bombed into the discussion. “You install it inside peoples’ heads?” …