The Role of Gender in Waste Management: Gender Perspectives on Waste in India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam
Year of Publication
This resource presents findings from original research and surveys around gender and waste management in India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam.
India, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam
Purpose of Measurement:
Understanding the Problem
This resource presents findings from original research and surveys around gender and waste management in India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam. The surveys focused on four sectors: formal/informal waste collectors, junk-shops, pre-processors, and consumers. For each of the focus countries, data and information is presented around the current waste collection process along with the role of women in the waste sector - presenting data comparisons in areas of employment, earnings, equipment and differing challenges faced in the value chain by men and women. The report concludes with recommendations for supporting women in the value chain along with a summary of key stakeholder to engage in each of the countries.