Focus group discussions with Pastoralist women in Kenya; Credit: Nancy Balfour

28 November 2017

The unbearable burden of water insecurity for pastoralist women in Northern Kenya

Research on pastoralist women in Samburu and Laikipia counties, Kenya, as part of a REACH catalyst grant, reflects on the links between water security and women empowerment.

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Boat in Bangladesh; Photo Credit: Eduardo Lopez

7 August 2017

Water security and poverty in coastal Bangladesh: can modelling be of help?

Recent REACH research unveils how modelling can be used to examine the links between water risk and poverty for an embanked area in coastal Bangladesh.

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A girl pumps water to fill an animal drinking trough, in Centre-East region, Burkina Faso © Sarah Dickin/REACH

8 March 2017

Dry hands and dry wells: impacts of water insecurity on rural women in Burkina Faso

When water supplies run low, business dries up for women in rural Burkina Faso.

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Kelly Ann Naylor, Associate Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Section, Programme Division, UNICEF

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