Ximena ESCOBAR has a degree in Education Sciences and a Master’s degree in Social Development (CIDES-UMSA). Her thesis focused on the issue of access to water from a gender perspective. She has worked on the promotion of spaces for the participation of children, adolescents and young people, as well as on inter-institutional relations through platforms, networks and coalitions to develop common agendas on children and youth issues; she has also worked on the development of technical, technological and productive education modules for alternative education centers (CEA). She has participated in several research projects: “Trajectories and rural-urban migration of young people in the Amazon” (CIDES/IRD); “Inequalities in urban water services in La Paz – El Alto, Bolivia” (CIDES/AFD/EU)
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In this town near La Paz, Bolivia, the management of water in households reveals persistent gender inequalities. As Eva’s story shows, this is the case even when water is finally available from the faucet.