Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: A Guidance Note for Leaving No One Behind

June 2021

This new Guidance Note explains what Leave No One Behind (LNOB) means and sets out how UNICEF country offices can fully integrate the LNOB agenda into their WASH programming. It describes ways of identifying who is being left behind, where they are, and ways of engaging with them. It also provides information on how to analyse and address their needs and includes a self-assessment.

The guidance comprises three parts:

  • Part I explains the LNOB imperative, providing key definitions.
  • Part II emphasizes the fact that it is people that are at the centre of LNOB, using examples.
  • Part III provides entry points and examples of actions for LNOB for UNICEF WASH programming.

Additional details

ThemesLeave no one behind
ApproachesCommunity-led approaches, Learning approaches, Sanitation approaches

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