Advancing towards gender mainstreaming in water resources management
A new report by the Global Water Partnership (GWP) andshows progress has been slow in countries meeting gender objectives in their water management policies and plans.
In many developing countries, women are the de facto water decision makers in households. Research suggests that when women are involved in the management of water resources, their communities achieve better economic and environmental benefits. However, in many contexts, management of water is still male-dominated.
See also complete study from in-depth interviews in 23 countries now available in Advancing towards gender mainstreaming in water resources management.