Resource: IWMI launches Gender Topic Page

The International Water Management Institute has launched a Gender Topic Section on the IWMI web site. You may view it at www.iwmi.cgiar.org/Topics/Gender

Multimedia: Women and Water – A Tribute (Produced by IWMI)

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Publication: Access to Water, Women’s Work and Child Outcomes

Authors: Gayatri Koolwal& Dominique van de Walle World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5302 Summary: Poor rural women in the developing world spend considerable time collecting water. How then do they respond to improved access to water infrastructure? Does it increase their participation in income earning market-based activities? Does it improve the health and education >> Read more

Event (livestream): TEDxWorldBankGroup via live webcast

This year’s event will be on the Global Challenges in the New Decade encouraging conversation and debates on critical issues such as gender, climate change, agriculture and water. We hope you join our event and share your thoughts and ideas. Click here to view event, on Friday April 23, 2010 - 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 >> Read more

Publications: Gender and Development Issue on WATER

"The use of water - including the question of who can have access, when, and how much they can have - is shaped as much by the way a society is organised, as by issues of supply. Gender inequality means that women - along with other marginalised groups - are often negatively affected by systems >> Read more

Event: TEDxWorld Bank Group event on Global Challenges in the New Decade

TEDxWorld Bank Group event on Global Challenges in the New Decade will be held on April 23, 2010 in Washington, DC. The event will encourage conversation and debates on critical issues such as gender, climate change, agriculture and water. The event speakers are: Irene Khan on gender issues, Nancy Roman on agriculture, Jason Clay on >> Read more