Women's empowerment in post disaster reconstruction: Perspectives on policies and frameworks.

Author:

Thurairajah,N. & Baldry, D

Editor:

First

Date:

2010

Region:

South Asia

Theme:

Gender and Disaster Recovery

Language:

English

Publisher:

Taylor & Francis Group Ltd

Full Harvard Reference:

Thurairajah,N. & Baldry, D. (2010). Women's empowerment in post disaster reconstruction: Perspectives on policies and frameworks. International Journal of Strategic Property Management 14:4, 347-361.

This study investigates the national and international policies and frameworks that exist in the post-disaster context in Sri Lanka. The study found that even though polices are gender neutral, they are not gender sensitive and this affect the process and women’s empowerment.