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Papers and Reports
Gender and Climate Change Adaptation: Tools for Community-Level Action in Nigeria. This 2011 report provides gender-sensitive ways to mitigate effects of climate change, including water scarcity and salinity.
Gender and Climate Change Toolkit. Extensive overview of gendered impacts of climate change, including water-related issues, and ways to mitigate them.
Women and the Right to Water. Katherine McDonald of WEDO’s 2011 comments to the UN Human Rights Council.
Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) is a concept that uses stakeholder inputs to manage water more sustainably and equitably. Click here to see Global Water Partnership’s resources on IWRM. See also International Water Management Institute’s website and toolkits here.
Gender & Water – a 2007 report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) discusses women and their role in managing water and agricultural activities.
The Water & Sanitation Program of the World Bank has a 2010 gender and water report available here.
On the Issues – a progressive, feminist magazine
WikiGender – a collaborative site on global gender issues
Gender & Development Journal – the only journal focused on gender and development issues
WaterAid’s lesson plan on women and water (grades 3 and 4)
Feminist Review’s open access special edition on water
Global, National, Local Policies
Video on women, water and sanitation in India from WaterAid
Pacific Gender Climate Coalition - a nonprofit volunteer board in Micronesia, Polynesia and Melanesia that works to keep gender and cultural issues a part of climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Women’s Economic and Development Organization (WEDO) – is a global organization that conducts research on gender issues, represents women’s voices in global negotiations and treaties, and more.
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has a Gender Resources page (and we’re listed on it!). Their Gender and Water page (click link above) has several papers and toolkits for gender and water issues.
International Center for Research on Women has a collection of publications, toolkits and more.
Department for International Development has a research collection available online for free.
Global Water Partnership is a network of non-governmental agencies and governments to work on water issues.
Gender And Development Network (GAD) has resources and original research on various aspects of gender mainstreaming, violence against women, working conditions for women, and more.
The World Bank Gender Data Portal has links to surveys and other data!
Women in the World is a NGO driving change for women and girls around the world. Check out their partners and projects.