Water, gender and food security

12 Sep

Communication for Water

After the plenary session, time for women! Quite an important time to be visible on the courtesy of the organisers but let’s say it, you can not talk about water and food security without talking about women…

But let’s be fair and correct right away, we are not talking about women but GENDER. Betty Atuku Bigombe reminded us in her introduction speech that gender covers “men and women’s roles”. We can regret that the parity of speakers wasn’t respected but it seems rather difficult to reach a balanced gender representation when talking about women… Where are men when we talked about women? ;).

This session aimed at discussing the integration of gender in water and agriculture programs through the variety of existing indicators used by program managers on the ground. It was a way to showcase all the existing possibilities to implement gender to funding agencies, an important step to…

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