Water & Sanitation

Women as change-makers in the governance of shared waters

Issues of women’s participation and gender equality in the governance of shared waters have received insufficient attention to date in both the research and practice literature, yet action is happening on the ground. Women play key roles in generating change in the way water is used, shared, and allocated, from local to transnational levels and in spite of legal, regulatory and institutional frameworks that provide little space for their participation in planning and decision- making.

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Open Online Course on Gender and Environment

Do you want to find out why promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment can help deliver better environmental outcomes and to figure out how you can do it? The course will help you better understand the linkages between gender and the environment. It will provide you with the knowledge and tools to mainstream gender, and […]

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Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Brochure

AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]

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Report: Women’s participation and gender considerations in country representation, planning and reporting to the BRS Conventions

The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members and observers of Conventions’ Subsidiary Bodies, and national focal […]

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Women’s participation and gender considerations in country representation, planning and reporting to the BRS Conventions

A full report on this dataset is available here! The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members […]

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This report we analyzes how men and women in rural areas are differently affected by, and adopt different coping strategies to, climate variability and shocks, and we offer recommendations to redress the balance.

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Gender Inclusion in Water Governance Oxfam produced this video to show the interest of different stakeholders in working to promote gender in water governance in the Mekong Region. Women often exclude from the management of the water resources. Oxfam and our partners are working in a creative way to include women and men in decision […]

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