17 Mar 2015, IPS
'Women often bear the brunt of natural disasters since they are responsible for the upkeep of the household and the wellbeing of their families,' reports IPS. According to David Line of the Economist Intelligence Unit, this makes it essential to 'realise the tremendous capacity for leadership women have in planning for and responding to disasters'...
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