Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainable Post Disaster Reconstruction.

Author:

Yumarni, T. Amaratunga, D. and Haigh, R,

Editor:

First

Date:

2013

Region:

[unspecified]

Theme:

Gender and Disaster Recovery

Language:

English

Publisher:

University of Huddersfield

Full Harvard Reference:

Yumarni, T. Amaratunga, D. and Haigh, R, (2013) Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainable Post Disaster Reconstruction. In: International Post Graduate Research Conference: IPGRC 2013, 8th-10th April 2013, Salford, UK.

Presented at a conference in 2013, this paper draws on a literature review of post disaster reconstruction and gender mainstreaming. A number of pre-requisite conditions are identified: awareness of gender needs and concerns, strong gender policy framework, gendered institutional capability, and women participation and leadership.