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WASH

abbreviation for water, sanitation and hygiene; generally used to mean water supply, provision of latrines and facilities for handwashing (1)


women’s empowerment

giving power to women and girls so that they can play a significant role in society; women and girls participating actively in socio-economic and political processes; finding ways to ensure that women are confident, they are given a voice in society and their opinions are respected (3)



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