Why we need to integrate gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Disaster Recovery and how to do it!

Author:

Robles, C. P. Q, Steinbach, R. and Benavidez, M. .

Editor:

First

Date:

2019

Region:

Global

Theme:

Gender and Disaster Recovery

Language:

English

Publisher:

World Bank

Full Harvard Reference:

Robles, C. P. Q., Steinbach, R. and Benavidez, M. (2019). Why we need to integrate gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Disaster Recovery and how to do it!

An accessible blog in which Robles lays out 5 points that government officials and stakeholders should keep in mind when they are handling disaster recovery. 1. identify and prioritise gender-specific recovery needs. 2. Protect women, men, boys, and girls from both physical and psychosocial harm 3. include gender-inclusive recovery within disaster recovery frameworks. 4. Empower women for sustainable and resilient recovery. 5. Improve gender responsive recovery systems.