Not Just victims: Women in Emergencies and Disasters

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Pas seulement des victimes: Les femmes en situation d’urgence et lors de désastres
Women and Health Care Reform
Women and Health Care Reform
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This piece argues that emergency planners, government relief agencies and community-based organizations would benefit from applying a gender-based analysis to their work. The authors state that by understanding the particular ways that women are likely to be affected by a disaster or an emergency and the contributions that women typically make to coping with and recovering from such events, we can ensure that our communities are better prepared to manage should the worst happen.

ISBN: 978-0-9811927-2-7