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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.
Accelerating action for gender responsive disaster risk reduction
At a time of growing risks and vulnerabilities, UN Women recognizes the urgent need to optimize the work of the next seven years of the Sendai Framework’s implementation to achieve gender-responsive disaster risk reduction.
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.
The Women's Resilience to Disasters programme has been given the green light in Kiribati
Meet Ms. Vasiti Soko, the Director of the National Disaster Management Office of Fiji.
Heat stress management and gender-sensitive heat adaptation plans in Sri Lanka
Data collection in Colombo
Speech: agreement on action for a just, safe and sustainable planet
Closing remarks by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous to the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 25 March 2022
UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms women's and girls’ leadership as key to address climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction for all
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”.
Five examples of gender-sensitive solutions to displacement linked with climate change
Explainer: Why women need to be at the heart of climate action
Is disaster risk reduction (wo)men’s work?
Highlighting the missing voices of women in developing and implementing legal frameworks for disaster risk reduction
The Sendai Framework and its gendered implementation
The regional platforms provide an opportunity for formulating Regional Action Plans that are gender-responsive.
Gender-responsive policy development in Kenya
Supporting gender-responsive legal and policy frameworks
In a watershed year for climate change, the Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for urgent, decisive and sustained climate action
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