The South Asia Women's Resilience Index: Examining the Role of Women in Preparing for and Recovering from Disasters.

Author:

Mirchandani, M.

Editor:

First

Date:

2014

Region:

South Asia

Theme:

Gender, Risk, and Resilience

Language:

English

Publisher:

Full Harvard Reference:

Mirchandani, M. (2014). The South Asia Women's Resilience Index: Examining the Role of Women in Preparing for and Recovering from Disasters. The Economist Intelligence Unit, London.

This report analyses the findings of the South Asia Women’s Resilience Index (WRI). The WRI is a tool used to assess a country’s capacity for disaster risk reduction and recovery, y and the extent to which the needs of women are being integrated into national resilience-building efforts. Key findings of the report suggest that the majority of South Asian countries fail to