Addressing inequalities by improving access to WASH services for vulnerable groups; introducing social water tariffs for the vulnerable; involving women in small businesses and water committees; and improving menstrual hygiene management in schools.
|Title||Gender and equity issues in WASH : addressing inequalities in the ONEWASH Plus programme implementation to ensure adequate WASH services for all|
|Publication Type||Briefing Note|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||Osterwalder, L., Terefe, B.|
|Secondary Title||ONEWASH Plus learning note|
|Pagination||6 p. : 1 fig.|
|Publisher||IRC Ethiopia and UNICEF|
|Place Published||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
This learning note presents the main issues regarding gender and equity in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and provides an overview of specific activities undertaken under the ONEWASH Plus programme from November 2013 to September 2019 in the towns and surrounding areas of Abomsa, Sheno and Welenchiti in Oromia, Maksegnit in Amhara, Adishihu and Wukro in Tigray, and Jigjiga and Kebridehar in Somali region . It focusses on the concepts and
The areas of inequalities that were addressed by the ONEWASH Plus programme included: improving access to WASH services for vulnerable groups such as people with a disability, the poor and female-headed households; introducing social water tariffs for the vulnerable; involving women in small businesses (water kiosks and sanitation services) and water committees; and improving menstrual hygiene management in schools.