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Advancing gender-transformative disaster risk reduction in Asia and the Pacific
Empowering resilience: WRD and partners forge inclusive disaster risk reduction strategies in the pacific
Civil society partners, women’s organizations and organizations for people with disabilities came together for a Talanoa Session on Gender, Disability and Social Inclusion in Disaster Risk Reduction, affirming resilience building that leaves no one behind.
Vani Vakatalai: Leading Women in the Community
Vani Vakatalai, District Officer for Tavua in the Ministry of Rural & Maritime Development & Disaster Management, participated in the National Emergency Response Team (NERT) training organized by the Fiji Government, National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) and supported by the Women’s Resilience to Disasters (WRD) Programme.
The Women's Resilience to Disasters programme launches in the Solomon Islands
A new programme to bolster women’s resilience and leadership for sustainable, secure and thriving communities in the Solomon Islands, in the face of disasters, was launched today.
Beyond COP27: Pacific Women Leaders on why women and girls must be included in climate solutions
We spoke to four Pacific Women Leaders, delegates to the recent global United Nations climate change negotiations and advocates in their communities, about the impact of climate change on women and girls in the region, and why it matters so much that their experiences shape climate action.
“Be strong and be yourself” Litia Masei shares her story of leading disaster resilience
We are real agents of change in our communities
Vani Tuvuki is the Chair of the District Council of Social Services in the District of Ba, located in the Western part of Fiji. She is also a board member in the National Executive Committee for the Fiji Council of Social Services (FCOSS). She performs both roles in a volunteer capacity and works tirelessly and passionately to support her community. Lydia Hollister-Jones from UN Women's Fiji MCO, interviewed her.
UN Women Official Statement for the APMCDRR2022
UN Women is grateful to the Government of Australia and UNDRR for co-hosting the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
Meet Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls, the Regional Representative of the Shifting the Power Coalition in Fiji.
Meet Noelene Nabulivou, founder of Diverse Voices and Action for Equality or 'DIVA for Equality' in Fiji
The Women's Resilience to Disasters programme has been given the green light in Kiribati
Inter-generational feminist collaboration for transformative action in the Pacific
Meet Ms. Vasiti Soko, the Director of the National Disaster Management Office of Fiji.
Dr. Riyanti Djalante
Meet Dr. Riyanti Djalante, who is promoting women's leadership in DRR at the ASEAN Secretariat.
How can women’s leadership reduce risks and build resilience?
We asked resilience practitioners, women leaders, gender champions, and experts from around the world why diverse leadership is so important to their work
Leading from the frontline in Vanuatu
Women's leadership in disaster resilience
Australia: Domestic violence increase during disasters
Thirty percent of women experience domestic violence in various circumstances but the rate increases during disasters