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UN Women and the Youth Leaders and Young Professionals (YLYP) Network host event highlighting the role of youth and digital technology for women’s resilience
In the lead up to CSW67, youth activists advanced their key asks related to digital technology to build women's and girls' resilience to disasters
Gender in DRR - Mainstreamed into invisibility
Does gender mainstreaming make it more difficult to ensure women’s concerns are addressed?
Women, low earners ‘prone to disaster-linked depression’
People living in communities affected by disasters in Sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to experience depression, with women, black Africans and low earners most susceptible, analysis suggests.
Floods in South Africa: protecting people must include a focus on women and girls
When disastrous events like floods are combined with social inequities, their effects are much greater.
Leaders call for collective action, elevating marginalized voices and women in decision making roles beyond COVID-19
During the 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), UN Women hosted a side event entitled “Beyond COVID-19: Advancing gender responsive policies on climate, care and jobs for a sustainable and equal future”.
From where I stand: “Put indigenous women and our communities at the centre of climate action”
Explainer: Why women need to be at the heart of climate action
Bringing communities together to prepare for emergencies
The changing nature of the gender inequality of risk in the Caribbean
Moving beyond the “victim lens” and engaging women more effectively.
Gender-responsive and disability-inclusion in disaster risk reduction in Asia Pacific
How international commitments and recommendations are being translated into national DRR frameworks
Women are advocating for inclusivity
"See me for my ability, not for my disability"
Germany: Inaction on heat plans threatens health
Climate justice means involving gender and sexual minorities in policy and action
A series of workshops in Indonesia and the Philippines have given a platform to LGBTIQ+ leaders