Violence, gender and WASH: spurring action on a complex, under-documented and sensitive topic

  title={Violence, gender and WASH: spurring action on a complex, under-documented and sensitive topic},
  author={Marni Sommer and Suzanne Ferron and Sue Cavill and Sarah House},
  journal={Environment \& Urbanization},
  pages={105 - 116}
The global community of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) researchers, practitioners and policy makers has to date inadequately addressed the challenge of vulnerability to violence in relation to access to water and sanitation in development and humanitarian emergency contexts. Reasons may include the lack of valid and reliable documentation of girls’, boys’, women’s, and men’s experiences of violence while accessing water and/or sanitation facilities; the sensitivity of the topic, with… Expand
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