Challenging boundaries: a gender perspective on early warning in disaster and environmental management

Invited paper for United Nations Expert Group Meeting: "Environmental management and the mitigation of natural disasters: a gender perspective" Ankara, Turkey, 6-9 November 2001

This paper refers to examples from developed and developing areas to address some of the challenges faced by taking an holistic and sustainable approach to environmental management. It argues that the relative scarcity of studies incorporating a gender analysis points to a real need in both research and practice.
Date:
2001
Author(s):
Fordham, Maureen
Pages:
28 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Early Warning, Environment, Gender
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