Addressing the gender implications of disaster risk reduction (DRR) policy and practice, raising awareness of gendered vulnerabilities of both men and women, and promoting gender-sensitive approaches to DRR.
16 Oct 2014, UNISDR
'A number of countries involve women and men actively in disaster risk management and planning and have integrated gender dimensions into risk reduction and disaster response plans. However, women’s rights and their role as change agents in their societies are often overlooked in the disaster context, where women are categorized as a vulnerable groups,' Ms Wahlström said...
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