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Women and the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade

Women and the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade

submitted to the World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women.

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Published by INSTRAW"s Headquarters in Santo Domingo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking water -- International cooperation,
  • Women -- Health and hygiene,
  • International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade, 1981-1990.,
  • Sanitation -- Developing countries.,
  • Women in development -- Developing countries.,
  • Water-supply -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWater report / United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women ; no. 1, Water report (International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women) -- no. 1.
    ContributionsInternational Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women., Inter-Agency Task Force on Women and the IDWSSD., UNICEF.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD380 .W6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14860225M

    The water target can be met—more people were supplied with water per day during the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade (–) than the number required each day of the current quarter by: The International Drinking-water Supply and Sanitation Decade (–), which had as its declared objective “substantial improvement in drinking water and sanitation by ”, and resulted in national action plans for drinking water supply and sanitation, as well as the Mar del Plata action by: This issue of UNICEF News explores the theme of connections between water and health in developing countries. The introductory article discusses prospects for improving health through water projects during the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade (). Subsequent articles focus on (1) effects of a piped water supply on village life in Mozambique; (2) UNICEF help in Author: Maggie Black. women’s changing role. First came an official recognition of women as domestic water managers at the UN Water Conference, in Mar del Plata, Argentina, in That prompted the UN to declare the decade of as the ‘International drinking water supply and sanitation decade’ (IDWSSD), which aimed to better facilitate women in their.

    Despite the laudable objectives of the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade (IDWSSD) launched in , developing countries are still faced with inadequate water supply and poor sanitation in rural and periurban areas. This problem may be attributable to the issue of equity in the provision of water supply and sanitation.


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Americans, on average, drink one litre of water per day and 95% drink less than three litres per day.