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News 28 May 2024

RedR Australia Session: A conversation between humanitarians: discussing localisation and inclusion in disaster management


News 28 May 2024

Women's Major Group - Deep Water, Daring for Shore: SIDS Feminist challenges and priorities in implementing a SIDS4 Roadmap

Statement of the Women’s Major Group - SIDS. Antigua and Barbuda, 26 May 2024.

News 14 May 2024

New Funding Opportunity: WPHF Call for Proposals on Climate Security in the Pacific Region

News 18 October 2023

Empowering resilience: WRD and partners forge inclusive disaster risk reduction strategies in the pacific

Civil society partners, women’s organizations and organizations for people with disabilities came together for a Talanoa Session on Gender, Disability and Social Inclusion in Disaster Risk Reduction, affirming resilience building that leaves no one behind. 

News 11 August 2023

Latinas for Climate: meet the young Latinas championing climate justice

As climate-related disasters escalate in frequency and intensity, Latinas for Climate has emerged as a beacon of hope for young Latinas to elevate their voices to influence climate justice at the country, regional and global levels and make a meaningful impact.

News 26 June 2023

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.

News 25 May 2023

The Women's Resilience to Disasters programme launches in the Solomon Islands

A new programme to bolster women’s resilience and leadership for sustainable, secure and thriving communities in the Solomon Islands, in the face of disasters, was launched today.

News 16 May 2023

ED's Speech: Accelerating action for gender-responsive disaster risk reduction

Opening speech by UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous to the Risk Reduction Hub, a series of meetings held on the margins of the High-Level Meeting on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, 17 May 2023.

News 14 February 2023

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

News 13 November 2022

Three asks on gender equality to COP27

On the Gender Day at COP27, the Executive Director of UN Women lays out what the UN Climate Conference must deliver to advance gender equality.

News 29 September 2022

Pacific women pave the way for gender-responsive resilience

A press release from the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

News 21 September 2022

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

News 26 July 2022

The Women's Resilience to Disasters programme has been given the green light in Kiribati

News 26 July 2022

Gender champions share insights on women’s leadership and gender equality in disaster risk reduction

UN Women, in partnership with the Australian Government, organised the first in-person gender champion and gender expert meeting, during the 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

News 29 May 2022

Inequality and vulnerability must be addressed for gender-responsive and accessible disaster risk reduction

News 26 May 2022

Gender in DRR - Mainstreamed into invisibility

Does gender mainstreaming make it more difficult to ensure women’s concerns are addressed?

News 24 May 2022

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

Data collection in Colombo

News 22 May 2022

7th Global Platform for DRR official statement by Ms. Sima Bahous, Executive Director of UN Women