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Empowering Female Entrepreneurs: Overcoming Climate Change Challenges
Climate change is an urgent global challenge that demands immediate action. Its impact is felt across various aspects of our lives, from extreme weather events to the depletion of biodiversity and rising sea levels. However, it is crucial to recognize that certain groups, such as female entrepreneurs, face distinct obstacles in the face of climate change. This article explores the challenges faced by female entrepreneurs and highlights the innovative solutions they are bringing forth to combat climate change.
Women’s Resilience to Disasters and Youth Leadership in Advocacy at CSW67
A youth leader shares her experiences on the CSW67 and the key opportunities and challenges for youth advocacy
COPE: helping children and youth prepare for disasters
Author Martha Keswick creates books to help children and youth prepare for disasters.
Inter-generational feminist collaboration for transformative action in the Pacific
How can women’s leadership reduce risks and build resilience?
We asked resilience practitioners, women leaders, gender champions, and experts from around the world why diverse leadership is so important to their work
Leading from the frontline in Vanuatu
Women's leadership in disaster resilience
Responding to critical gaps in knowledge sharing - the Women’s Resilience to Disasters Knowledge Hub
Jeff Roach (Australia) and Paivi Kannisto (UN Women) introduced a joint UN study highlighting a gap in the sharing of tools and guidance for gender-responsive disaster and climate resilience between UN agencies.
Disaggregating disaster deaths data
Ilan confirms the importance of knowing who dies in disasters, how, and why.
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
Connecting gender, the private sector, and disaster risk management
A need for gender-responsive disaster risk management in the private sector.
Gender-responsive and disability-inclusion in disaster risk reduction in Asia Pacific
How international commitments and recommendations are being translated into national DRR frameworks
Focus on women and girls matters as disaster risks shift
Riyanti Djalante (ASEAN Secretariat) and Mohammad Naciri (UN Women Asia and the Pacific) share their insights into the importance of regional cooperation for gender-responsive disaster management and progress to date.