Women2000 and Beyond: Making Risky Environments Safer: Women Building Sustainable and Disaster-Resilient Environments

This issue of Women2000 and Beyond addresses gender issues in disaster reduction and sustainable development. It provides a gender analysis of the increasing risks and the impacts of disasters, and discusses the notions of risk and physical and social vulnerability from a gender perspective. Early warning and risk reducing approaches that enhance women's disaster resilience are discussed. Other issues raised include gender roles that put women in hazardous positions and gender-specific impacts of degraded environments and natural disasters. The issue draws important links between women's empowerment and sustainable development and disaster reduction.

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Informations bibliographiques

Resource Type: Indéfinis

Bureau d’ONU Femmes impliqué dans la production : Siège d’ONU Femmes

Année de publication : 2004

Publishing Entities: Entité des Nations Unies pour l'égalité des sexes et l'autonomisation des femmes