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Women are giving hope to women
Aissa's organisation provides psychological support to women and girls affected by conflict, crisis and disaster, as well as gender-based violence, teaching them to address trauma and mediate conflict.
International Women’s Day 2022: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”
How Bangladesh is beating the odds on climate disaster deaths
Meet Varanisese Maisamoa, who is helping increase women's access to resilient infrastructure in Fiji.
Mitigating gender-based violence risks
How anticipatory action supports safety and access to services for women and girls
Women are adapting to climate change through climate-smart agriculture
"Understanding climate change has drastically changed the way we work the land."
Women are helping others build alternative livelihoods
Katarina has established a fish hatchery, as a source of juvenile fish for new farmers, helping build their resilience.
Applying a gender lens on post disaster needs assessment in the Caribbean
Kyana shares her experiences of ensuring post disaster needs assessments are gender-responsive and capture the nuanced ways in which disasters affect different groups.
Closing the gender gaps for women's resilience to disasters and climate change
Sarah Selby, a technical adviser for UN Women, talks about the urgent need to close the gender gaps for disaster and climate risk reduction and resilience.
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 changing nature of the gender inequality of risk in the Caribbean
Moving beyond the “victim lens” and engaging women more effectively.
Why gender-responsive disaster risk management matters in the private sector
When the private sector invests in building the resilience of their assets – whether capital, facilities, or employees – it contributes to strengthening local resilience. Working with women on such issues is also an opportunity for greater impact and fast
Building forward through innovative financing for gender equality in the Caribbean
The growing need for gender-responsive financing.
Gender Analysis Guidance and DRR
Identifying the differences between and among women and girls, men and boys, and diverse genders
COP26: why education for girls is crucial in the fight against climate change
Connecting gender, the private sector, and disaster risk management
A need for gender-responsive disaster risk management in the private sector.
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.
Gender-responsive and disability-inclusion in disaster risk reduction in Asia Pacific
How international commitments and recommendations are being translated into national DRR frameworks