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Blogs 4 January 2024

Advancing gender-transformative disaster risk reduction in Asia and the Pacific

News 24 May 2022

Heat stress management and gender-sensitive heat adaptation plans in Sri Lanka

Data collection in Colombo

Blogs 23 May 2022

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

News 17 May 2022

Women in rural Bangladesh pay more for rising cost of climate disasters

News 10 April 2022

Mumbai heatwave leaves fewer fish in the sea for women sellers

News 22 March 2022

Integrating protective, gender-transformative and inclusive approaches into anticipatory action: snapshots from Nepal

News 10 March 2022

From where I stand: “Put indigenous women and our communities at the centre of climate action”

News 7 March 2022

Five examples of gender-sensitive solutions to displacement linked with climate change

News 7 March 2022

Women reap the rewards of planting mangroves in Bangladesh

News 2 March 2022

Gender-disaggregated data, crucial to ensuring gender-sensitive response and recovery for displaced women and girls in disaster contexts

News 27 February 2022

Explainer: how gender inequality and climate change are interconnected

News 19 January 2022

Incomes dip for South Asia's women home workers as heat rises

News 1 December 2021

How Bangladesh is beating the odds on climate disaster deaths

Case studies 31 October 2021

How the fisherwomen of Java rise above climate change and an increase in gender-based violence

This case study explores these uneven impacts, the importance of collective active action, and the key role women play in sustainable recovery from Covid-19.

Interviews 29 October 2021

Pannapa (Aimee) Na Nan

Meet Aimee, a driving force in gender-responsive disaster risk reduction and emergency response in Thailand.

Blogs 29 October 2021

Gender-responsive and disability-inclusion in disaster risk reduction in Asia Pacific

How international commitments and recommendations are being translated into national DRR frameworks

Blogs 13 October 2021

Focus on women and girls matters as disaster risks shift

Riyanti Djalante (ASEAN Secretariat) and Mohammad Naciri (UN Women Asia and the Pacific) share their insights into the importance of regional cooperation for gender-responsive disaster management and progress to date.

Women's perspectives 12 October 2021

Women are providing critical support during the COVID-19 outbreak

Jannatul and her team are supporting women and girls to cope with simultaneous hazards.