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Sarah Duignan, Tina Moffat, and Dawn Martin-Hill publish article in Social Sciences and Medicine about gendered and generational dimensions of water insecurity at Six Nations of the Grand River

Sarah Duignan, Tina Moffat, Dawn Martin-Hill (2022) "Be like the running water: Assessing gendered and age-based water insecurity experiences with Six Nations First Nation" Social Science & Medicine.

Mar 25, 2022

Sarah Duignan, Tina Moffat, Dawn Martin-Hill (2022) "Be like the running water: Assessing gendered and age-based water insecurity experiences with Six Nations First Nation" Social Science & Medicine, Volume 298, 114864, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.114864

From the abstract:

"Indigenous households are 90 times more likely to be without running water than non-Indigenous households in Canada. Current primary indicators of water quality and security for Indigenous Peoples are based on federal boil water advisories, which do not disaggregate at household levels to identify who is most at risk within or between communities. A mixed methods approach was used to assess the level of water insecurity and perceptions of water access by gender and age for a sample of households in Six Nations of the Grand River First Nations in Ontario, Canada. A household survey captured water security using the Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) scale and Likert-type responses to perceptions of water access, contextualized using semi-structured individual and group interviews."