Gender perspectives: integrating disaster risk reduction into climate change adaptation

This publication points out the vital nexus between women’s experiences of natural resource management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, and how they can come together to make whole communities strong and sustainable. It also provides inspirational case studies of grassroots women’s leadership, and of ways to support and encourage women’s full participation as citizens in risk reduction, climate change adaptation, development, and disaster preparedness. The case studies also point to practical tools for implementing gender equality and mainstreaming gender perspectives.
Date:
2008
Pages:
76 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Gender
Countries:
Bolivia, Brazil, India, Mali, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Tunisia
Regions:
Africa, Europe, Oceania
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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