UN Women Responding to Natural Disasters

Disasters: What’s gender got to do with it? By Aleta Miller, UN Women Even disasters discriminate. More women die in disasters than men. Wom...

UNISDR head calls for more women in Disaster Risk Reduction

“Empowering women in disaster risk reduction as the Sendai Framework rightly stresses, will help curb disaster losses in the future,” added Mr. Glasse...

Why we need to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment in disaster recovery – and how to do it!

Did you know that women, girls, men and boys are often affected differently by disasters? While natural hazards make no distinction as to who they st...