Title: Gender and Water: Securing Water for Improved Rural Livelihoods: The Multiple-Uses System Approach

Languages: English

Type: Document

Published: January 1, 2007

Region: Global

Country: Global / Non-Specific

Sectors: Water and Sanitation

Topics: Gender Impact

Keywords: Water supply and sewerage system


Document Details:

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. 


Related Information:

Mainstreaming Gender in Water Projects

Impacts of PPPs on Gender Inclusion


Tracking Reference:

Gender_Water_Securing_Water_Improved Rural Livelihoods_Multiple-Uses_Approach_2007_EN.pdf

Updated: March 28, 2021