Vulnerabilidad y género: un acercamiento a los riesgos de desastres desde el sur de México.

Author:

Soares, D.

Editor:

First

Date:

2017

Region:

North America

Theme:

Gender and Vulnerability

Language:

Spanish

Publisher:

Full Harvard Reference:

Soares, D. (2017). Vulnerabilidad y género: un acercamiento a los riesgos de desastres desde el sur de México. Sustainability in Debate/Sustentabilidade em Debate, 8(3): 51-63.

A thematic issue on Water and Gender, to focus on one of the pillars of integrated water resource management, social equity and the recognition that access to water is marked by class, gender, ethnicity and generation disparities.
The article by Denise Soares, examines vulnerability, gender and disaster risks and presents a case study in San Felipe, Yucatan, Mexico, about the perceptions of women and men regarding the ability of institutions and population in reacting to hurricane disasters from a gender perspective. Her article is in Spanish.