Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

Loughborough University Institutional Repository

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/29679

Title: Gender and village based management system in DANIDA assisted Water & Sanitation Project in Tamil Nadu
Authors: Rajathi, C.
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: RAJATHI, C., 2002. Gender and village based management system in DANIDA assisted Water & Sanitation Project in Tamil Nadu. IN: Reed, B. (ed). Sustainable environmental sanitation and water services: Proceedings of the 28th WEDC International Conference, Kolkata (Calcutta), India, 18-22 November 2002, 4p.p.
Abstract: In India, the concept of gender and Village based Management System (VMS) is a recent approach in the development process for improving environment sanitation and safe domestic water. Today, the FAQ is how to mainstream gender issues and empower women in the process of local management system. The Danida assisted rural Water and Sanitation Project (WS) pilots the user financed VMS under the demand driven approach in Cuddalore and Villupram districts of Tamil Nadu since 1996. Among others, promoting gender equity is one of the special features of the project's interventions. This paper presents an overview of WS project's experiences on gender approaches implemented in all stages of project cycle, particularly in VMS. It also elucidates a few of the many success stories
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/29679
Appears in Collections:WEDC 28th International Conference

Files associated with this item:

File SizeFormat
Rajathi.pdf515.84 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

 

SFX Query

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.