gender

Webinar

Webinar: Sharing Experience on Gender Mainstreaming in Transboundary Water Bodies

In the last decades, the awareness on the reasons why gender should be particularly mainstreamed in the water realm rapidly grew. Investing in gender mainstreaming in water programs is fundamental and now well justified, because it represents a step forward towards the realization of the SDGs and of the 2030 agenda. This is particularly true and even more challenging in the case of transboundary water bodies, which require cooperation and collaboration among the various authorities in charge of waters across the national borders, based on mutual trust and on transparency.

Video

Gap Inc. & USAID Women + Water Alliance Overview

USAID and Gap Inc. aim to draw upon their complementary strengths to improve the health and wellbeing of women, families, and communities in countries of shared interest, starting in India. Learn more about the Women + Water Alliance, and how every partner makes a unique contribution. 

 

Topic

Gender

Investing in gender equality and women’s empowerment can unlock human potential on a transformational scale, improving our ability to tackle global water and sanitation challenges. USAID seeks to ensure that women are empowered to effectively advocate for their perspectives and priorities, and that they are able to fully engage as managers, partners, and entrepreneurs in water-related activities and enterprises. This collection page features a variety of technical, multimedia, and learning resources illustrating the many ways gender equality elevates entire communities.

Report

The State of Water, Sanitation, and Women’s Empowerment

A baseline exploration on Women + Water (W+W) Global Development Alliance implementation areas in Madhya Pradesh, India October, 2018

This baseline evaluation study was designed to collect up-to-date information across targeted communities on activities related to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). This includes insights on WASH facilities, practices, demand for improvement, and women’s agency in decision making.

Project

Strengthen PSNP4 Institutions and Resilience

The Strengthen PSNP4 Institutions and Resilience [SPIR] Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) implemented by World Vision, CARE and ORDA is aimed to enhance livelihoods, increase resilience to shocks, and improve food security and nutrition for rural households vulnerable to food insecurity in Ethiopia. SPIR is responsive to community needs, carefully

Project

Mali Livestock For Growth

The key goal of the USAID Mali Livestock for Growth (L4G) program is to improve the quality of livestock, expand market access and incentives, and include poorer households in livestock value chain
development.

Project

Integrated Health Program

 The goal of USAID IHP is to strengthen the capacity of Congolese institutions and communities to deliver high-quality, integrated health services that sustainably improve the health status of the
Congolese population. The program builds on previous investments in health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), USAID’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy and related Government of the DRC (GDRC) strategies and policies.