Balancing the scales: Using gender impact assessment in hydropower development

Oxfam Mekong Regional Water Governance program developed Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) manual Balancing the scales: Using gender impact assessment in hydropower development.

The GIA manual is designed for use by hydropower and consulting companies involved in social and environmental impact assessments on dams.

It is a resource that provides basic tools to incorporate gender impact assessment more comprehensively into dam project cycles. It will help identify and manage risk to avoid the possibility of dam projects adding to discrimination and marginalization of women.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Lao
Topics Hydropower dams
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Yes
Version / Edition 1
License Creative Commons Attribution
Author (corporate) Oxfam Asia Regional Water Governance Program
Publisher Oxfam Asia Regional Water Governance Program
Publication date 2013
Pagination 71
Date uploaded April 9, 2019, 04:54 (UTC)
Date modified December 4, 2019, 09:33 (UTC)