Topic: Women and Gender

Minimum standards for protection, gender and inclusion in emergencies

The IFRC’s Minimum standards for protection, gender, and inclusion (PGI) in emergencies is now in its second edition. This edition is the result of three years of testing, revision and feedback from protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) and sectoral specialists, based on use in the field by Red Cross and Red Crescent staff and volunteers …

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Protection, Gender, & Inclusion in Emergencies Toolkit (launch)

The Protection, Gender & Inclusion unit at the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent invites to the launch of the first comprehensive toolkit for ensuring Protection, Gender & Inclusion in Emergencies. Session 1: Time: Jul 2, 2020, 05:00 – 6:30 PM Zurich Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76817398923?pwd=UVZVTkd4QnNsMEpZclJVQWpEK0ZSdz09  Meeting ID: 768 1739 8923 Password: PGI Session …

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Claves básicas para la respuesta ante emergencias sanitarias con enfoque de genero

Las emergencias sanitarias afectan de manera distinta a mujeres, hombres, niñas, niños, adolescentes y personas LGBTIQ+. Reconocerlo es clave para asegurar una respuesta humanitaria más eficaz y pertinente centrada en las personas y sensible al género. El presente documento indican algunas acciones de género clave generales para cada uno de los sectores humanitarios que son …

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IFRC Technical Guidance Note: how to consider PGI in the response to COVID-19

“Protection, gender and inclusion” (PGI) refers to all Red Cross Red Crescent actions which address violence, discrimination or exclusion, in all contexts where National Societies work. This guidance note outlines issues that may threaten people’s dignity, access, participation and safety and suggests actions to address these threats.

Q&A: How to include more local women in emergency response

An Article that presents Q & A regarding how to include more local women in emergency response. For more details, open the link URL to access the whole article Article Source: The New Humanitarian Q&A: How to include more local women in emergency response https://www.thenewhumanitarian.org/interview/2019/01/09/qa-how-include-more-local-women-emergency-response

Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub – Resources

The Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub develops guidance material, case studies, and reports to help National Societies in the region to be prepared.  Find the latest resources in the following list: Building resilience in Asia and the Pacific (2010) The IFRC Road Map to community resilience (2017)  Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub https://preparecenter.org/activities/asian-pacific-urban-community-resilience-hub#overlay-context=resources/asian-pacific-urban-resilience-hub-resources

Participatory Campaign Planning for Inclusive DRR Knowledge and Messaging in Nepal

The Strengthening Urban Resilience and Engagement (SURE) program developed a Participatory Campaign Planning (PCP) process to improve disaster messaging and increase awareness of disaster risks and mitigation measures among vulnerable groups in Nepal.  The project included a series of interactive workshops to determine which messages and means of communicating would most effectively reach each of …

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Alone and Unsafe: Children, migration, and sexual and gender-based violence

A new IFRC report titled “Alone and Unsafe: Children, migration, and sexual and gender-based violence” details the elevated risk of sexual violence for unaccompanied and separated migrant children at every stage of their migratory path.  The number of children migrating alone, the report estimates, included more than 300,000 in 2017 – a substantial increase over …

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Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender Sensitive

Disasters don’t discriminate, but people do. Existing socio-economic conditions mean that disasters can lead to different outcomes even for demographically similar communities – but inevitably the most vulnerable groups suffer more than others. Research reveals that disasters reinforce, perpetuate and increase gender inequality, making bad situations worse for women. Meanwhile, the potential contributions that women can offer to the disaster risk …

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