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Wash and gender: Women and water user groups

Why and how to enable women to participate in Water User Groups

2016 Available in English

Women collecting water from a pump in Perakuy Village, in the commune of Ouarkoye. Photo: Jonas Yameogo/Tearfund

This guidance paper discusses a range of challenges to women participating in water user gropus.

It introduces a range of approaches and actions that can improve gender equality within communities, thereby enhancing the number of women in decision-making roles. This means that women have the choice and ability to contribute at each stage of a programme.

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