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Case studies 8 August 2023

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.

Case studies 29 March 2023

“Be strong and be yourself” Litia Masei shares her story of leading disaster resilience

Case studies 4 August 2022

RISE 2030: Women for results

The first all-women solar team in Lebanon challenges the gender stereotypes in the male-dominated construction sector

Case studies 5 December 2021

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.

Case studies 31 October 2021

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.

Case studies 1 October 2021

Gender-responsive policy development in Kenya

Supporting gender-responsive legal and policy frameworks

Case studies 30 September 2021

Gender inequality, earthquake and flood impacts in Albania

Taking into account women’s needs in recovery planning

Case studies 19 September 2021

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.

Case studies 31 August 2021

Women raise the roof in India

Working with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions

Case studies 1 August 2021

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?

Case studies 1 August 2021

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

Case studies 1 August 2021

From loss to leadership in Brazil

Women tackle local risk in flood-prone Rio de Janeiro community

Case studies 31 July 2021

Jamaican women craft vendors get business support

Enhancing resilience when disasters strike

Case studies 1 June 2021

Building an enabling environment for addressing the gender inequalities of risk in Solomon Islands

Establishing coordination mechanisms and providing capacity development

Case studies 31 May 2021

The aftermath of disasters in Solomon Islands

Strengthening gender focus

Case studies 31 May 2021

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.

Case studies 2 May 2021

The struggle of a women-led business in Vanuatu

Vanuatu micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are facing parallel disasters

Case studies 30 April 2021

Informing resilience decision making in Grenada and Saint Lucia

Strengthening gender risk and needs data and analysis and use