Welcome to the INSTRAW LIBRARY, a compilation of around 600 publications produced by the former UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW), which served as the leading UN institute devoted to research, training and knowledge management to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment. INSTRAW, along with DAW, OSAGI and UNIFEM, came together in 2010 to establish the present UN Women.

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The Legacy of INSTRAW

In addition to the INSTRAW Library, the UN Women Training Centre presents the publication “The legacy of INSTRAW in promoting the rights of women. A historical record of the Institute between 1976 and 2010”, which intends to pay tribute to the story of INSTRAW as well as to the women’s movements and governments which supported it.

ID: 1995-T-WAT-NAM
Reference: Howard, M. & Schieber, B. (1995). National Training Seminar on Women, Water Supply and Sanitation. New York, United States: INSTRAW.
Year: 1995

This report summarizes the seminar held in Namibia from 20 to 25 November 1994 on women, water supply and sanitation. It focuses on providing safe drinking water and improve hygiene in rural areas at acceptable cost; promote an enabling environment for the participation of both the private sector and support organizations. Technical sessions include the following: the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade and Beyond; the role of women in hygiene education and training activities for water supply and sanitation; and the involvement of women in management of water resources, water supply and waste disposal.

Instraw's Mandate: Training
Theme: Water supply and sanitation
Keywords: Environment, Rural women, Management
Geographic Area: Africa
Languages: English
Type of Product: Report
Disponibility: Printed
LinkToFile: PDF FILE