Published By: RajkumarK

Date: February 17, 2021
Reducing gender inequality in urban water management in Nepal

In towns and cities at the foot of the Himalayas, women play a vital role in supplying water and its management, but ironically, their voices are rarely heard in water management decisions.

Despite 33 percent seats reserved for women in local level water management bodies in Nepal, our studies show that gender inequity is escalating, with new forms of marginalisation and disadvantage being reproduced in urbanising areas. Read More