Gender and Water Dynamics in Iraq: towards inclusive and sustainable water responses

by Salma Kadry

While water-related threats are pronounced across Iraqi society, their impacts are far from universal: water scarcity and its associated threats have important gender dimensions that shape how women and men experience and cope with these problems: Socially constructed norms and behaviors shape and consolidate structural and institutional discrimination and inequalities against women.

Egyptian gender expert Salma Kadry formulates recommendations on how to integrate women in water-related policies and responses and how to transform water-related threats into opportunities for advancing gender equality and female empowerment.

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