Gender and Water Alliance


Links to interesting websites with information on gender and water
E-source News IRC
News and publications from the International Water and Sanitation Centre.
Gender and Climate Change: by Eldis
This key issues guide is based on BRIDGE’s two year Gender and Climate Change Programme, which was run in collaboration with partners based in Paraguay, Nigeria, Kenya, India, Colombia and Germany – and a global community of practice. The website presents some key gender and climate issues.
Progress of the world's women
UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. This website tracks progress of gender equality within legal systems.
UN Water
The International decade for Action "Water for Life" 2005-2015 includes a specific section on "gender and water" with references to publications, statistics and some nice fact sheets
UN-water Key Water Indicator Portal
UN-Water has created a portal to view maps, tables, and charts on indicators, at either country or global level, as well as additional geographic information. Selected indicators from the UN-Water Task Force on Indicators, Monitoring and Reporting are displayed.
UN WWAP UNESCO Project for Gender Sensitive Water Monitoring Assessment and Reporting
There is universal agreement in international and national policy circles that the collection of gender-disaggregated water indicators is of the utmost importance and priority. The UN World Water Assessment Programme has launched a project to develop and test the collection of key gender-disaggregated water data. GWA member Vasudha Pangare is part of the project that will yield a set of gender-disaggregated data on topics such as women's water empowerment and participation in water-decision making.
Water Alternatives
An interdisciplinary journal on water, politics and development.
Living Waters Museum
This virtual museum on water heritage in India has an exhibition on Women, Water and Work (, and explores the relationship between gender and water in several of the stories in its galleries.
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