Gender and shifting water governance : differential effects of privatization, commodification, and democratization
Harris, Leila M.
Land Tenure Center, Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin
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Trends in water governance emphasize devolution to local users and market-oriented policies. These trends influence how donors, policymakers, and international lending institutions approach water management. This LTC Brief reviews current knowledge of the consequences for gender equity, summarizes how the trends have played out in various locales, and identifies gaps in our understanding.
Water management Social aspects