Here is the last two weeks’ roundup of stories related to women and water from around the web. Have a story? Send it in! Having a list of stories helps to consolidate information and track media coverage of women and water issues.
- A friend sent over this link to Politco’s coverage and video of Erin Brockovich’s documentary Last Call at the Oasis. The documentary discusses water pollution and the rise of cancer rates in the U.S.
- Farah Mohamed of G(irls)20 covered the importance of women’s leadership and involvement in management and governance for meeting sustainable development goals on the Huffington Post.
- From Water Well Journal, universities’ Engineers Without Borders chapters are addressing water access and alleviating women’s water burdens.
- Water.org has made gender and water issues into a campaign for Mother’s Day.
- Maria Otero, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights at the State Department, delivered a speech at the Woodrow Wilson Center on May 9th about water security and intelligence (and mentioned women and girls too!).
- Gemma Bulos, Director of the Global Women’s Water Initiative, wrote about the women and water crisis and economic opportunities for the Huffington Post. (Thanks to @GemmeBelle for sending her post!)
- The International Center for Tropical Agriculture announced a new partnership on gender and climate change. (thanks to @NexusPlatform for sending the link!)