This briefing note summarises Shirley Lennon’s dissertation for a Master’s degree from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, which highlights the link between a lack of access to water and sanitation facilities and sexual violence against women within the context of urban slums in Delhi and suggests how this problem can be addressed.
This technical brief is a tool to support Mission WASH leads, gender advisors, and implementing partners in designing strategies, projects, and activities that both improve women’s and girls’ empowerment and achieve the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) water security, sanitation, and hygiene development objectives.
Academic article highlighting human rights abuses, including forced evictions, detention without trial, child labour, forced labour and unsafe working conditions, and violence and personal security, including gender-based violence (GBV), as key areas of concern in fishing communities in India, the Philippines, Cambodia and South Africa.
Book on gender and climate change research and action. Divided in five parts, it discusses the gendered impacts of climate change, gender justice, gender mainstreaming within climate policy, gendered climate change actions and gender and climate change research. It presents voices of women from every continent and from different climate events and challenges. Linkages between gender-based violence (GBV) and climate change are identified in some of the chapters.