Recognise the strength of women and girls in reducing disaster risks!

Authors/editor(s): United Nations Viet Nam and Oxfam, with contributions from UN Women and other UN agencies working in Viet Nam

With disasters affecting Viet Nam annually, in combination with a particular vulnerability to the adverse effects of climate change, it is essential to recognize women and girls as dynamic actors in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. It aims to tell the story behind the larger issues and show the visible force behind lasting change.

View Online:

PDF version: English

Bibliographic information

Subject area(s): Gender equality and women’s empowerment

Resource type: Case studies

UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2012

Number of pages: 36

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)