Water ‘Is a Game Changer in Woman’s Life’

Date: June 11, 2017
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By Abela Msikula

According to the Integrated Labour Force Survey 2014, five households out of 10, equivalent to 54.6 percent in Tanzania mainland reach water services within 400 meters and 11.2 percent are forced to walk over two kilometres in search of the service.

Women and girls have been mentioned as victims of the situation, walking long distances to get water. As they grapple with this kind of harsh life, they cannot participate in development activities, says TGNP-Mtandao, a non-governmental organization, involved in gender balance issues.Unfortunately, women’s activities have been regarded as their personal home chores, which have never been calculated in the Gross Domestic Product.

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