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Empowering Women through Improved Water Security
Author: Sara Lehman  |  Posted on 8 March 2016  |   Comments

On the International Women's Day (March 8th), USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (USAID Mekong ARCC) project wants to share women's stories, particularly in rural villages of Lao PDR's Khammouan Province, through compelling images.

In central Lao PDR’s Nakai District, where the USAID Mekong ARCC project currently works, over 75 percent of those responsible for collecting water for household use (such as cooking and washing) are women and girls.

The photo essay is also available in PDF format (9.09 MB).

 

Source: Improved Water Security in Khammouan Province, Lao PDR