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Indian women from the aboriginal ‘Kol’ community collect drinking water at a well in Nawargawa village, some 30km from Jabalpur, in Madhya Pradesh state on June 16, 2019. – Around 40 families in the village rely on the well for drinking water during the heatwave conditions in the remote central Indian region. (Photo by Uma Shankar MISHRA / AFP via Getty Images)

Women and Water in the Developing World: Linking Water Insecurity and Gender Disparities

Women bear a significant burden in providing water for their households, and also suffer unique consequences from water shortages. How is climate change worsening these disparities among the world’s most vulnerable populations? Find out here.

Story by Molly Allen, Mir Ashfaquzzaman, Megan Bryan, Gabby Estlund, Mehrnaz Khanjani, Maria Kuiper, Kathryn Raver, Nichole Shaw, and Olivia Williams.