India shows how boosting clean water delivery can improve women’s economic participation


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By Asia's Developing Future and Asian Development Bank Institute. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
The burden of water collection and distribution often disproportionately falls on the shoulders of women in Asia’s developing economies, where gaps in water infrastructure and hygiene persist and are particularly acute at a household level. In this podcast, Ashish Sedai of Colorado State University describes clean water access challenges in the region, how the adoption of piped water in households in India is helping to increase women's labor force participation, and the impact gender-balanced household income can have on water service quality and sustainable development. Read the transcript Related link Who Benefits from Piped Water in the House? Empirical Evidence from a Gendered Analysis in India

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