Water Insecurity and Emotional Distress: Coping with Supply, Access, and Seasonal Variability of Water in a Bolivian Squatter Settlement​



Background: This research proves that water-related emotional distress among female farmers develops as a byproduct of the social and economic negotiations people employ to gain access to water distribution systems in the absence of clear procedures or established water rights rather than as a result of water scarcity.

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Mississippi State University

Social Science Research Center

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Starkville, MS 39759

Email: genderimpactslab@ssrc.msstate.edu