Gender

Designing, resourcing and implementing gender-sensitive disaster risk reduction policies, plans and programmes. raising awareness of gendered vulnerabilities of men, women and LGBTs, and promoting inclusion and leadership of women and gender minorities in DRR.

Latest Gender additions in the Knowledge Base

Three Indian female textile workers standing together in solidarity at factory
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Providing climance financing tailored to meet the needs and priorities of women and girls, as well as addressing the root causes of gender inequality, has multiplier effect of supporting development and reducing the impacts of the climate crisis.
Girls' Globe
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African climate disasters are pushing more women into transactional sex and increasing the risk of HIV.
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Indigenous Fijian girl walking on flooded land in Fiji
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Each and every climate-related disaster poses a risk to people's lives, livelihoods, homes, safety and access to services. This risk is not gender-neutral.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
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Educational materials
A knowledge product of the uplift phase of the Climate Adaptation Championship featuring 16 local stories across diverse demographics focused on water scarcity and flooding experiences in grassroots communities highlighting Gender and Climate Change.
Young woman wearing a traditional scarf on her head attends a public event in Northern Mozambique
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A growing body of evidence demonstrates women and gender-diverse people are disproportionately vulnerable to the changing climate and the consequences it brings.
Conversation Media Group, the
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Documents and publications
In this study, the authors are analysing the effects that the earthquakes that hit the Dominican Republic (2003), Honduras (2007 and 2009) and Haiti (2010) had on gender relations, making comparisons between urban and rural areas.
In 2019, Retno initiated the idea to develop a disaster knowledge management platform that combines risk profiles and the distribution of knowledge products across Indonesia.
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Documents and publications
This report provides some of the first empirical documentation as to how LGBT people differentially experience the negative effects of climate change compared to non-LGBT people.

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