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Changing women's lives in Zambia
conference contributionposted on 2018-02-12, 15:09 authored by Anna-Marie Ball
The purpose of this paper is to give voice to the experiences of some of the women in the Eastern Province who have experienced a change in their water supply from a traditional or unprotected source to a protected water source fitted with a handpump. As the “primary water carriers, managers, end-users and family health educators” (Grekel, 1995), it is crucial that their perspective is heard. The benefits to their lives along with the drawbacks which have been observed must be considered within the planning and implementation of a project which affects such a major portion of their life.
- Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
- Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)
Published inWEDC Conference
CitationBALL, A.-M., 2001. Changing women's lives in Zambia. IN: Scott, R. (ed). People and systems for water, sanitation and health: Proceedings of the 27th WEDC International Conference, Lusaka, Zambia, 20-24 August 2001, pp.409-412.
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NotesThis is a conference paper.