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Water projects and women's empowerment
conference contributionposted on 2018-02-12, 15:08 authored by Deepa Joshi, Ben Fawcett
This paper attempts to address this dispute between theorists and practitioners by analyzing each of these four claims of gender successes at the community level, through the perceptions of village women. Do policy and project approaches aimed at enabling increased women’s participation realistically contribute to the empowerment of women in poor and disadvantaged communities?
- Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
- Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)
Published inWEDC Conference
CitationJOSHI, D. and FAWCETT, B., 2001. Water projects and women's empowerment. 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. 423-426.
Publisher© WEDC, Loughborough University
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NotesThis is a conference paper.