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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.
RISE 2030: Women for results
The first all-women solar team in Lebanon challenges the gender stereotypes in the male-dominated construction sector
From victims to leaders: ending gender-based violence in the Lake Chad Basin
Nearly 30 per cent of girls in Ngatansou’s home in North Cameroon are married before the age of 18, facing loss of education, high rates of maternal mortality, and increased risk of gender-based violence. Today, at 49, Ngatansou is working to change the narrative for women and girls in the Lake Chad Basin – an area encompassing Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.
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 policy development in Kenya
Supporting gender-responsive legal and policy frameworks
Gender inequality, earthquake and flood impacts in Albania
Taking into account women’s needs in recovery planning
What is gender inequality costing the Caribbean region?
Countries in the Caribbean are recovering from a recent volcanic eruption, coping with COVID-19, and preparing for the hurricane season. This case study highlights the work of the EnGenDER Project and the gender inequality studies carried out across eight countries to date.
Women raise the roof in India
Working with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions
Building women's resilient businesses in Vanuatu
Can an island rise and recover from a cyclone swell through targeted support to women’s owned businesses?
Providing vouchers to respond to the urgent needs of economically vulnerable families and women in Palestine
COVID-19 has increased the risk of gender-based violence
From loss to leadership in Brazil
Women tackle local risk in flood-prone Rio de Janeiro community
Jamaican women craft vendors get business support
Enhancing resilience when disasters strike
Building an enabling environment for addressing the gender inequalities of risk in Solomon Islands
Establishing coordination mechanisms and providing capacity development
The aftermath of disasters in Solomon Islands
Strengthening gender focus
Cultivating change: women farmers in Dominica find new paths to market amidst COVID-19 shutdowns
Women farmers have recently suffered significant loss of income as a result of overlapping disasters. This case study explores how women farmers are being connected to new outlets and market opportunities and supported to do more business online.
The struggle of a women-led business in Vanuatu
Vanuatu micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are facing parallel disasters
Informing resilience decision making in Grenada and Saint Lucia
Strengthening gender risk and needs data and analysis and use
UN Women helps ease climate risks for women farmers in the mountains of Viet Nam
Women in this mountainous region are getting help to be more climate-resilient