The ability to prepare, respond and recover from disasters depends on a combination of factors including class, caste, gender, age, disability, ethnicity, race, sexuality, nationality, immigration status, geographical location, and religion.
This report, as part of an emerging body of literature, shows that the humanitarian and DRR systems often fail to acknowledge or address the discrimination, violence and exclusion experienced by people with diverse Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
In response to persistent challenges of gender inequality in Vanuatu, the government introduced a National Gender Equality Policy (NGEP) in 2016. The policy lapsed in 2019, and a second phase (NGEP 2) will be implemented for the period 2020–2024.
Disability stakeholders in Vanuatu and Australia collaborated to implement a research project which would identify the consequences of this absence. A critical objective of this study was to make recommendations to enable agencies and communities across
Vanuatu - government
Oxfam - Australia
Vanuatu Society for People with Disability