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Interagency Task Force on Gender & Water (TFGW)

As part of the activities of the International Year of Freshwater 2003, a new interagency Task Force on Gender and Water was created to facilitate gender mainstreaming in water-related United Nations policies and planning. The Task Force unites gender and water focal points from eighteen UN agencies, five non-UN entities and two observers. The Water, Natural Resources and SIDS Branch of the Division for Sustainable Development functions as Task Manager of the Interagency Task Force.

The Task Force promotes the integration of a gender perspective:

More information about the Interagency Task Force on Gender and Water, including its latest report and the list of its current members, can be found here.

Background Information on Gender & Water: