Background paper: issues of vulnerability with specific reference to gender in the Asia Pacific - post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction consultations

This post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction background paper is being developed based on five sub-regional studies conducted by UNISDR on this issues of vulnerability with specific reference to gender in the Asia Pacific Region, and the consultations conducted by the Stakeholder Group on Gender and Women’s Issues, UNISDR Asia Partnership (IAP).

The paper was reviewed by the Asia Pacific Regional Coordination Mechanism Thematic Working Group on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (RCM TWG-GEEW), and shared with the UN Gender Group in the Pacific and the Pacific Protection Cluster for further inputs.

The paper is a work in progress, and intends to secure input from a wide range of experts and practitioners on the theme of vulnerability from countries and UN agencies during and after the 4th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Date:
2013
Pages:
17 p.
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Themes:
Gender, Vulnerable Populations
Regions:
Asia
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