• StephanieG replied to the topic GMI08 Module 3 Forum in the forum GMI08 Module 3 Forum

    I find counter ideas of dignity and shame to be very compelling in any discussion about sanitation. We have to think about how people envision themselves, how they want to present themselves to their community. Everyone wants to feel they have dignity, and people can pursue it very tenaciously. Similarly, many people will go very far to avoid…[Read more]

  • StephanieG replied to the topic GMI08 Module 2 Forum in the forum GMI08 Module 2 Forum

    Two particularly compelling reasons for supporting privatization is the idea that you can control demand by controlling price. In his book The End of Abundance, Zetland makes the point that public entities are not expected to profit from the sales of water. Beyond forcing them to limit their margins (which in turn limits the cushion in the event…[Read more]

  • I’d like to contrast goal 6.1 (universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all) with energy goal 7.1 (universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services) because I believe that leaving out the issue of “reliability” has major implications for water access. As soon as there is an intermittent system,…[Read more]

  • Hello everyone,

    It’s been great to read all your profiles. My name is Stephanie Galaitsi, and I work at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), at the US-Center near Boston, Massachusetts. A lot of my work involves capacity building water modeling software that SEI develops, and I am also currently researching how to incorporate gender and…[Read more]

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