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Accelerate Access to Resources

When girls and women lack access to resources such as land, clean energy, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) there are far-reaching implications across many dimensions including health, education, housing, and livelihoods.

This month, the Deliver for Good campaign shines a spotlight on the challenges to accessing resources for girls and women and the key approaches for overcoming them.

From providing WASH for improved sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) to realizing indigenous and community land rights for women, Deliver for Good partners are showcasing the solutions that will deliver for girls and women and power progress for all.


Deliver for Good: Infographic / Policy Brief

WaterAid: Exploring the Links Between WASH and SRHR

Rights and Resources Initiative: Analysis of Women's Rights to Community Forests

Energia: The Gender Factor in Energy Sector Dynamics

 Solutions in Action 

The Deliver for Good campaign seeks to fuel solutions across three strategic pillars for change  1) Change the Narrative, 2) Mobilize Multi-Sector Allies, and 3) Inspire Concrete Action. 

1) Change the Narrative
It's time to change the narrative around girls and women from victims and vulnerable to powerful agents of change and drivers of progress. 

Strengthening indigenous and community rights is a climate solution - and women are leading the way 

Rights and Resources Initiative
A recent IPCC report acknowledged for the first time the critical role of indigenous and community land rights as a solution to the climate crisis. Learn how women, who often manage and conserve natural resources for their communities, are on the frontlines of tackling climate change and its impacts.
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Women's Inclusion and Access to Resources are Key to Sustainable Development
To achieve sustainable energy for all, women's voices must be heard throughout the design, implementation, and monitoring of energy policies and programs. Energia shows how women are driving changes in their lives and livelihoods through clean energy technologies.

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2) Mobilize Partners
We must work effectively across sectors, issues, geographies, and generations. When we integrate and collaborate we accelerate action for girls and women.
SRHR: What's water, sanitation, and hygiene got to do with it?
WaterAid America
Though it may be unexpected, increasing access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene facilities is critical to realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for girls and women. WaterAid America highlights eight key areas where we can deliver for good on SRHR by accelerating access to WASH resources.
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Managing Menstruation Among Refugee Women in Uganda
Dr. Ephraim Kisangala, Women Deliver Young Leader
Properly managing periods is a challenge for many adolescent girls and women worldwide  - especially in humanitarian settings. Read how combining three approaches to managing menstruation can improve the health and wellbeing of refugee women in Uganda. 
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3) Inspire Action
Partners advocate for policies, programs, and investments that put girls and women at the center of development action. 
Realizing Land Rights to Deliver for Rural Women
While women in rural areas shoulder the burden of unpaid household and agricultural labor, they often do not reap the rewards of that work or have control over land resources - a highly valuable asset in rural areas.  Learn how closing the gender gap in land rights could boost  women's economic empowerment and deliver transformative change for rural women.
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Integrated Approaches to Building Women's Resilience

Pathfinder International
On Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania, climate change and environmental degradation are threatening women's livelihoods and health. Learn how Tuungane, a project that integrates population, health, and environmental interventions, is empowering women and building community resilience to these challenges.
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