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FileGender, Water and Integrity (2015)
The provision of water services requires huge investments in all countries involving many processes and institutions, private and public in the form of governments, contractors, utilities, etc. This scenario coupled with weak governance structures and lack of social integrity becomes a breeding ground for corruption. Corruption leads to unsustainable projects, it leads to services that do not meet the people’s needs. This brochure explains why corrupt water management is a gender issue, goives examples of corrupt water management on different levels and in different countries and gives good practices of breaking with corruption in water management.
FileGender, Water and Climate Change (2009)
Climate change is a reality, and poses a serious long term threat to society and to the environment. Water is particularly threatened by climate change. With rising temperatures, changes in runoff patterns and increased water evaporation, climate change will greatly affect the distribution of the world’s water and the timing of flows. Such challenges of climate change are not gender neutral. Women and men have different vulnerability and capacity to adapt to climate impacts due to differing roles, opportunities, and access to resources. This folder gives an overview of key challenges and concludes with recommendations for policy and practice.
FileMaking Sustainable Sanitation work for Women and Men (2009)
This publication jointly authored by Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) and Gender and Water Alliance (GWA), is meant to give background information on the pressing need to integrate a gender perspective into the efforts to promote safe and sustainable sanitation. The document provides guidance on how to mainstream gender into this sector. Access to safe toilets and sustainable sanitation are essential to ensure the health of citizens. It limits the health and economic burden of preventable illnesses, is a prerequisite for ensuring education for all, and for the promotion of economic growth in the poorest countries and regions of the world.
A Minimum Agenda on Gender Mainstreaming for Researchers, Practicioners and Gender Experts (2006)
These are the conclusions and recommendations of the programme "Effective Gender Mainstreaming in water management for sustainable livelihoods: From Guidelies to Practice", on how to facilitate gender mainstreaming in agricultural water management. The "Minimum Agenda on Gender Mainstreaming for Researchers, Practicioners and Gender Experts", lists requirements and needs for gender mainstreaming in agricultural water management for different groups of professionals active in the sector.
FileClimate Change and Gender
This GWA factsheet illustrates the gender aspects of climate change and can be useful in a ToT on gender and climate change.
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