RTP (Right To Pee) Campaign goes national with a countrywide participation
CORO organized the first ever National Convention on Women’s Right To Pee with support from UN Women India at Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan, Mumbai on 1st September, 2016 to give impetus to the implementation of RTP agenda by generating commitment at all levels of stakeholders.
It was a brilliant culmination of what RTP Campaign pursued for last 5 years and an opportunity to take the issue nationwide. Media representatives, women leaders from political parties, key people from bureaucracy, administrative and implementing authorities, representatives of civil society organizations, women organizations from different parts of India attended the conference.
The Convention went through four sessions having three panel discussions which centred around the role of the media in the campaign, perspectives of political parties on the current implementation of schemes and future plans on the issue of women’s sanitation and hopes & challenges in the collaborative efforts of administration and RTP in taking RTP campaign to national level.
The Convention shared learnings, challenges, the way forward with best practices and was a great place for networking for the various stakeholders and authorities working on sanitation, safety, gender and move towards developing a national strategy for RTP.
Media Coverage of the Convention:
The Hindu Newspaper
Maharashtra Times Newspaper
News telecast on SAAM TV