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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
The Women's Resilience to Disasters programme has been given the green light in Kiribati
Inequality and vulnerability must be addressed for gender-responsive and accessible disaster risk reduction
Gender in DRR - Mainstreamed into invisibility
Does gender mainstreaming make it more difficult to ensure women’s concerns are addressed?
Heat stress management and gender-sensitive heat adaptation plans in Sri Lanka
Data collection in Colombo
Women in rural Bangladesh pay more for rising cost of climate disasters
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.
How drought is shifting gender dynamics in northeast Syria
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.
UN Women Executive Director re-ignites ambition for Generation Equality by sharing her bold vision for the future at CSW66
On 16 March, at a high-level dialogue against the backdrop of the 66th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous gathered with Action Coalition Leaders and global Generation Equality actors to ref
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”.
The climate crisis is a human rights crisis and a women’s rights crisis, UN chief says
Speech: Crises multiply threats, women are the solution multipliers
Introductory statement by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous, to the Commission on the Status of Women at its 66th session
From where I stand: “Put indigenous women and our communities at the centre of climate action”
Risk, resilience and gender in the current Petrópolis tragedy
Women are more vulnerable to disasters because of their social roles, lack of access to resources and political marginalisation.