International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 2007
This review examines the impact of water-related projects on women, women’s role in managing water resources and the constraints women face in gaining access to water. It presents lessons learned in promoting women’s participation in decision-making for water management using experiences from several IFAD-supported water programs and projects. It highlights the innovative activities and catalysts that have helped to address gender issues in water programs and projects. It also offers recommendations on how to improve women’s access to water resources through equitable development and gender mainstreaming.
Gender_Water_Securing_Water_Improved Rural Livelihoods_Multiple-Uses_Approach_2007_EN.pdf