Water is one of the planet's most precious resources and access to an adequate and safe supply of water for personal and domestic consumption is a fundamental human right. However, almost one-sixth of the world's population lacks access to it. Among the groups most affected by this are women, due to the predominant role they must take on in some societies to ensure the … [Read more...] about Water, women and interculturality: a global perspective based on the case of Bolivia
Paola García is a consultant providing social support for IDB operations in Bolivia. She is a socio-environmental specialist, with extensive experience in water and sanitation projects in the public and private sectors. She has a degree in Social Work from Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in Bolivia, as well as graduate studies in Environmental Management, Conflict Resolution, Community Management, Sustainability and Indigenous Peoples' Rights. She is the author of several books and articles related to social development and intercultural projects. She is also a university professor in the subjects of Social Management and Group Methodology.