SUMERNET guidelines for gender, ethics and environment

For its ongoing phase of research, SUMERNET has developed three guidelines for the research grantees on the key topics of gender, ethics and environment.

SUMERNET Secretariat By SUMERNET Secretariat - Mar 26, 2020

The gender guide shows how researchers can apply a gender and social equity lens in their research. The note provides guidance on how to analyse the way gender and social inequalities influence water insecurity.

Download the gender guidelines here 


The ethics guide provides clarity to what that good ethical practice is and the six principles it includes; Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Competence, Social Equity, And Ethical Balance.

Download the ethics guidelines here 

The environmental guide shows how researchers can reduce their carbon footprint when participating at events with approaches like encouraging reduced air travel, organizing online meetings, and hosting events in ‘green’ venues such as hotels with an environmental policy, and reducing the use of plastic.

Download the environmental guidelines here 


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