Why Gender Matters in IWRM: A tutorial for water managers

This tutorial is a self-learning tool for water managers in the water sector. It is designed to help them account for the different needs of the women and men that will be affected by their work.

The Tutorial "Why Gender Matters" was first produced 7 years ago, and was written with the purpose of making gender and gender mainstreaming relevant to the professionals and managers working in the water sector. This revised tutorial takes the 'why' a bit further by examining evidence through a wide range of case studies, and takes a stronger look at the 'how', the approaches to gender mainstreaming that water managers and professionals in the water sectors can apply and incorporate in their work. (See also how to use this tutorial). The tutorial explains why is it important to consider gender mainstreaming in the water sector. Read more...

The Full Resource Document can be found here.

foreword | quick guide | acronyms | bibliography | glossary | acknowledgements |


Gender Water Alliance
1. General Concepts
2. Domestic and
Drinking Water
3. Sanitation
4. Agriculture
5. Environment,
Climate Change and Waste Management