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September 2015 TRINet Newsletter
Gender and Sanitation
Later this month, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals summit is to be held when the new sustainable development goals will be adopted. Goal 6 is to “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all” and 6.2 says “By 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations”.
Gender Issues in Water and Sanitation Programmes: Lessons from India is one of the books in this field that should be read to understand the reasons for the above statements as well as learn what needs to be done to achieve the goal because the book unpacks the complexities of the sector to help us move towards a better understanding of the needs and how they can be brought about. Read more about the book here.
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Welcome to TRINet
TRINet has transitioned into "The Resource and Information Network: for the coast" from 1st April 2008. Three years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, TRINet's focus has changed from rehabilitation to long term development of the coastal zone. Specifically, TRINet's focus will be on providing information on coastal issues from the perspective of the coastal communities whose livelihoods depend extensively on access to coastal resources.
History: TRINet (originally Tsunami Rehabilitation Information Network), set up in March 2005 in the aftermath of the December 2004 tsunami, served both as a platform for deliberations on the rehab of the coastal communities affected by the tsunami, and as a provider of information on tsunami rehabilitation in the country.
TRINet and BEDROC
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- [02-09-2015] Centre to make green nod must for sand, gravel mining below 5 hectares
- [02-09-2015] Government to soon allot 62 offshore mineral blocks for mining
- [02-09-2015] Missing: 2,000 mangrove trees at a Madh Island plot hacked, burnt
- [11-08-2015] Centre notifies ESZ around Pulicat Bird Sanctuary
- [08-08-2015] Centre drafts cyclone risk plan for Mumbai, Thane
Recent blog posts
Dark Secret: Release of the Challenged Coast of India and discussion on the state of the coast. NDTV
Shifting SandsThis 10 minute film is on the significance and potential of coastal shoreline monitoring with local communities. At present shorelines monitoring is a centralised and fund intensive activity undertaken by the Central Government and its agencies. This film highlights the shortcomings within these methods, making a case for regular, field-based and community based monitoring activities.
Chronicles of OblivionThis 25 minute film highlights the challenges faced by women fishworkers in Orissa, in coping with conservation related challenges and economic and social marginalisation. It underscrores the need for a feminist engagement with development and conservation policies and interventions.
India Endangered : Vanishing Coasts I: A film by NewsX
The Challenged Coast of India A report by NDTV on the release of the report and website at the CBD - COP11 on 10th October, 2012 at Hyderabad, India