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Gender, Water Resources Management, Water Supply And Sanitation “A case Study from Umm Badda , Khartoum State”

Gender, Water Resources Management, Water Supply And Sanitation “A case Study from Umm Badda , Khartoum State”

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Title: Gender, Water Resources Management, Water Supply And Sanitation “A case Study from Umm Badda , Khartoum State”
Author: Amira Mubarak, Merghany
Abstract: This study attempts to emphasize that mainstreaming gender approach in water resources management, water supply and environmental sanitation is essential to the development of effective, efficient and sustainable systems and strategies. The study has combined a number of research approaches, namely descriptive, analytical and a case study approach. Primary data are obtained from personal interviews, and by using questionnaire with sample taken from housewives, interviews with experts and staff from national water corporation and UNICEF, while secondary data are obtained from periodical and published literature, files, documents and reports which are relevant. Besides websites visited. In the two blocks selected, as study cases tanker is a main source of water, which is obtainable from vendor, roaming the area. This in turn might be associated with risks of water inadequacy and contamination. The study comes up with some conclusions. They include the importance of hygiene education and the introduction of adult education to ensure the dissemination of healthy practices among different levels of the community and the most important of all is the participation of all community members, men and women so as to ensure sustainable water supply and environmental sanitation
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/11259
Date: 2015-05-24


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