present report is organized into 6 chapters that discuss
gender concerns in different water sectors as they presently
exist and the role of the network and its demand charter.
It discusses the gender issues in the water sector as a
whole taking an overview of all the sectors, gender issues
in the irrigation sector. It also includes discussion on
issues in the domestic water arena i.e. issues of the drinking
water and sanitation sector and the issues in the watershed
sector and the gender concerns within that. It articulates
the gender position that the Network needs to take and also
proposes a tentative charter of demands. The report looks
at the role of the WWN and proposes a broad action programme
for the Network for the coming years.
and Water Network and SOPPECOM, 2006)
Rights and Alternative Resource Use
is based on a short study and provides information on different
alternative practices in land and water management.
Vastav Parityaktanche (Marathi documentary film)
is a documentary which tries to capture different issues
around desertion and struggles that have emerged around
it in Maharashtra. The documentary was made as part of
the study on desertion jointly done by Women’s Studies
Centre; University of Pune and SOPPECOM. The documentary
has been written and directed by Anil Sapkal and Vidya
GIS Database on Watershed Development Programmes: Karnataka,
Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
The Forum for Watershed Research and Policy Dialogue (ForWaRD) has been formed by SOPPECOM, GIDR and CISED to initiate a rigorous, multi-disciplinary, multilocational action-research and policy analyses programme, in collaboration with selected practitioners.
Short Study on Sustainable Resource Use Practices for Development
of Wastelands: GENDER RIGHTS AND ALTERNATIVE RESOURCE USE