Inspirational stories about how ordinary women in India and Kenya have converted the challenges posed by COVID-19 into an opportunity to promote good hygiene practices.
|Title||Celebrating women’s leadership in WASH during the COVID-19 Pandemic|
|Publication Type||Case Study|
|Year of Publication||2021|
|Authors||Jacob, N, Shiva, R, Saha, S|
|Publisher||IRC, WaterAid India, India Sanitation Coalition, SuSanA India Chapter, Water For People India|
|Place Published||New Delhi, India|
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected women more than men in several ways, according to studies. They have had to take care of patients while coping with lock-downs that have restricted access to daily necessities and basic services, including water, sanitation and hygiene. At the same time, however, women have shown great strength and leader-ship in managing the uncertainties and challenges unleashed by this crisis.