Gender Mainstream in Water and Sanitation:

A case of the Ministry of Local Government and Housing

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Basing on government's efforts of advocating for gender mainstreaming in the public sector as a way of addressing problems of gender inequality and enhancing human development, the study assessed to what extent the water and sanitation sector has mainstreamed gender, investigated how the objectives of the National Strategy for Gender Mainstreaming have been achieved through policies and implementation of programmes, identified the gaps in gender mainstreaming, provided more knowledge on gender mainstreaming in the public service and has shown government‟s effort to mainstream gender in the sector. The main objective of this book was to assess the extent to which gender had been mainstreamed in the Water Supply and Sanitation sector and examine to what extent the planed strategies had been implemented in order to develop interventions that will overcome barriers preventing implementation of gender programmes and activities in Water and Sanitation sector.


Mary Banda


The author completed her bachelor's degree at Zambian Open University and thereafter proceeded to the university of Zambia to do her Master's degree. Besides, she possess a Diploma in Management Studies from the National Institute of Public Administration as was as a Certificate in Primary Teaching from Chipata College of Education.

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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing


Gender, mainstram, water, sanitation, Ministry of Local Govt

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SCIENCE / Ecology