CALL FOR PAPERS: South Asian Water Studies Special Issue on ‘Water Justice, Gender, and Disabilities”

South Asian Water Studies (SAWAS), an open access journal http://www.sawasjournal.org, has issued a call for papers for a special issue on ‘Water justice, Gender and Disabilities.' This special issue is guest edited by Alan Nicol and Floriane Clement from IWMI, and Sylvie Cordier, a Disability and Development specialist. The deadline for paper submission is 30th September 2016. SAWAS_Call for Papers - Water >> Read more

The South Asia Women’s Resilience Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit has created a new index that finds that South Asian countries largely fail to consider the rights of women in their disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience-building efforts. The Women’s Resilience Index (WRI), commissioned by ActionAid, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, assesses the extent of women’s >> Read more