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Women2000 and Beyond: Women and Water

This issue of Women2000 and Beyond on women and water discusses gender perspectives of a growing water crisis and the evolution of the international policy on water. It stresses the importance of integrating gender perspectives in water resource management and water project design. It analyzes challenges to implementing a gender approach to water projects and looks at water resource management in the context of complex livelihoods. Gender-specific impacts of environmental degradation and water pollution are analyzed. A list of useful resources on gender and water is also included. The issue draws conclusions and provides policy recommendations.

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UN Women Office Involved in Publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication Year: 2005

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