Gender

Amal Ridene, Young Climate Change Negotiator
Diverse leadership and adaptive social protection are critical factors for resilient and sustainable risk reduction and protection against the impacts of disaster and extreme climate events.
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The central question for this Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR2022) is how governance systems can evolve to better address the systemic risks of the future. Disaster impacts increasingly cascade across geographies and sectors.
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UNDRR’s Head talked to panamanian newspaper La Estrella de Panamá about the importance of the public-private contribution to the detection of disaster risk and its trajectory in favour of women in this field.
Cover inclusive MHEWS
This report aims to support governments and partners in developing inclusive and accessible MHEWS by drawing on lessons from the success of a number of women-led and disability-inclusive MHEWS established in the Pacific Region
A few weeks ago, the IPCC released their latest report with unsettling findings. Disasters, which have doubled over the last 20 years, could conceivably double again.
Women's empowerment programme in Jordan
UNDRR and partners hosted a Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) side event in New York on the importance of a gender-responsive midterm review of the Sendai Framework, and amplifying the voices of women working in disaster risk reduction.
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This policy brief explores challenges faced in gender-responsive disaster risk reduction. Gender inequality, coupled with climate and environment crises, is the greatest sustainable development challenge of the present time.
A wide view of the General Assembly Hall as Secretary-General António Guterres (on screens) addresses the opening of the sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
It's the first time that DRR has been considered within the Priority Theme of the CSW: Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes
Launch of Women's Leadership in DRR
The UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab States launched the Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Publication in commemoration of Women’s International Day.
Towards Gender Equality and Women’s Leadership for Resilience to Disaster Risks in Latin America and the Caribbean
Factors such as gender, age, life in an urban or rural context, belonging to a native or Afrodescendant people, access to education or social protection mechanisms significantly influence people’s knowledge and ability to prepare and respond.