Research Papers

Availability of Domestic Water and Sanitation in Households: A Gender Perspective Using Survey Data in South Africa

This paper analyzes the availability of water and sanitation in South Africa by gender of head of household. Lack of water and poor sanitation is one of the many challenges faced by poor urban populat

Esther W. Dungumaro
01 Jan 2009

Role of Rural Women in Sanitation and Hygiene - A Gender Study from Bhutan

This qualitative study was conducted in the three districts of Samtse (in the south), Samdrup Jongkhar (in the east) and Wangdue Phodrang (in the west). The following participatory tools were adopted

Pema Cheizom, Tshering Choden
01 Oct 2014

Gender, Water and Sanitation: A Policy Brief

In most societies, women have primary responsibility for management of household water supply, sanitation and health. Water is necessary not only for drinking, but also for food production and prepara

United Nations
01 Jan 2015

People Speak

Gender: Mainstreaming it in Medical Education An Interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran

TK Sundari Ravindran has a PhD in Applied Economics and is currently professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies,

Dr. Sundari Ravindran

In the interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran talks about the present status of our healthcare system and focuses the importance of gender sensitive medical services. She also discusses about her own experience and highlights the gaps in understandings among medical professionals in regard to gender issues in medicine.

GME Situation Analysis

Gender in Medical Education: Perceptions of Medical Educators

The report is based on a study conducted among medical educators in seven medical colleges in Maharashtra regarding their perceptions on the relevance of gender in medical education. The study was und

Priya John, Amruta Bavadekar, Ameerah Hasnain, Asilata Karandikar
01 Dec 2015

Other Papers

Gender Aspects of Water and Sanitation

Women are most affected by lack of sanitation and safe water. Women are the ones who bear the burden of carrying water for up to 5 hours a day. They also bear the brunt of poor health and the security

Water Aid
01 Jan 1900

Mainstreaming Gender in Water and Sanitation

Gender is a concept that refers to socially constructed roles, behavior, activities and attributes that a particular society considers appropriate and ascribes to men and women (WHO, 2009). These dist

The Water and Sanitation Program - World Bank Grou
01 Nov 2010



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