IGNITE Stage: Why gender-sensitive disaster risk reduction should also include LGBTs

  • Time and Date: Wednesday 11 May (16:00 - 16:15)
  • Speaker(s): Kristinne Sanz,
    Gender and Disaster Network

    JC Gaillard,
    University of Auckland


Before, during and after disasters, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people are often discriminated. Nonetheless, like other marginalised groups, LGBTs display significant capacities in facing hardship and frequently take a lead in responding to disasters. This presentation draws on evidences from an exploratory research in the Philippines and Indonesia.


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Last updated: 04 December 2020