Huge inequalities for young water and sanitation sector employees revealed

October 10, 2023

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Research commissioned by AquaFed reveals a stark warning about the treatment of young potential and current employees, particularly in the global south.

The research shows:

  • Water supply and sanitation services are at risk because providers are failing to attract and leverage the potential of young people.
  • Water supply and sanitation providers need to remove barriers to young professionals’ employment.
  • The WSS sector is not providing enough training and development opportunities for young people.
  • WSS service providers are not attracting the best young talent, and must do much more to appeal to young professionals

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