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Task Force on Gender and Water, Report 2005-2006

29.12.2006
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The Interagency Gender and Water Task Force (GWT F), established by the Interagency Network on  Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) in 2003, has b een requested by UN-Water to take responsibility  for the gender component of the ‘Water-for-Life’ Decade, 2005-2015. The Task Force activities bring the  gender focus into Decade programmes and the gender a nd water perspective to the forefront of the global  agenda. Emphasis is on mainstreaming gender into na tional and international programmes for the Decade,  and linking the achievement of the Millennium Deve lopment Goals (MDGs) for gender equality with the  water and sanitation goals.