This is the first national gender study exploring sanitation and hygiene in Bhutan. The aim was to make Bhutan's Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Programme (RSAHP) more gender sensitive.
|Role of rural women in sanitation and hygiene : a gender study from Bhutan
|Year of Publication
|Cheizom, P, Choden, T
|access to sanitation, access to water, decision making, division of labour
This is the first national gender study exploring sanitation and hygiene in Bhutan. The objective of the study was to help make Bhutan's Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Programme (RSAHP) more gender sensitive and to improve the capacity of its implementers to integrate gender in the programme.
Qualitative research was conducted in the three districts of Samtse, Samdrup Jongkhar and Wangdue Phodrang on four main themes:
The study provides recommendations based on its findings and a review of secondary data for the four components (governance, demand creation, supply chains and behavior change communication) of the RSAHP separately and also for the whole RSAHP in general.
Includes 16 ref. The annexes listed in the table of contents are not included.