Water projects and women's empowerment

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2001
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This paper explores the role of women: 1- in water project implementation and management, 2- Women's representation in the community and in decision-making positions, 3- increased hygiene and water management awareness of women, and 4- increased women's income due to less time spent in fetching water. As a conclusion, the paper states all of the above have increased and improved, but not all women have participated or been empowered in the process.

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Water management, Women, Water, Gender, Empowerment, Community participation
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Paper presented at the 27th WEDC Conference: People and Systems for Water, Sanitation and Health, Lusaka, Zambia, 2001