Hasina (Lipi) Ferdows from World Vision Bangladesh joined ISF researchers Dr Keren Winterford and Tamara Megaw to present at the Research for Development Impact Network Conference at La Trobe University, Melbourne on 12-13 June 2019.
ISF wrapped up its 4-week visit to Indonesia with productive activities for learning further about climate impacts on inclusive WASH in Manggarai.
ISF and Plan Indonesia spent six days across two rural communities in Manggarai, Indonesia learning how climate change interacts with gender and social inclusion in WASH.
ISF, in partnership with Plan Indonesia, held a four day workshop in Ruteng, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia to co-design activities to assess the gender and social inclusion dimensions of climate change impacts on WASH.
Interesting and thought-provoking conversations took place at the first Water for Women Fund Learning Event which took place in Bangkok in March 2019.
The project undertook its first primary research in June 2019 to explore what ‘gender transformative social accountability’ could be, through a case study of Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) being implemented by World Vision Bangladesh.
UNTL researchers have been interviewing WASH and gender CSOs in Timor-Leste to gain insights about the opportunities and challenges of partnering.
Mapping civil society connections and knowledge flows is informative and lots of fun! In Timor-Leste we commenced the CSO partnerships component with 30 workshop participants.
Our scoping visit confirmed the need to better understand how gender dynamics and norms in the government workforce may be impacting WASH policy, programming and outcomes.
The inception workshop covered objectives of the research, policy and programming influence we want to achieve and how we want to work together in partnership.
These three conversational articles explore how leadership and voice, women’s empowerment and intersectionality relate to, and are important for, gender equality in WASH.
We recently visited Plan Indonesia and WaterAid Timor-Leste to begin research on how the impacts of climate change affect sustainable and equitable WASH.