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Integrating Gender into Humanitarian Action: Good Practices from Asia and the Pacific 6 - LGBTIQ+ Rights and Inclusion in Humanitarian Action and Disaster Risk Reduction
This is the sixth compilation of good practices on integrating gender into humanitarian action in Asia, developed on behalf of the Regional Network Working Group on Gender in Humanitarian Action in Asia-Pacific.Despite recent strides towards ensuring the safety and enjoyment of equal rights by LGBTIQ+ persons in the Asia-Pacific region, persistent and sizeable obstacles to inclusion remain, including harmful legal frameworks and religious, cultural, and societal stigmas which, when combined...
A Regional Study of Interventions to Enhance Women and Girls’ Safety and Mobility in Public Spaces, Asia and the Pacific Region In public and private spaces, women and girls experience and fear various types of violence, ranging from harassment, to rape and femicide. Momentum is growing around the issue of women and girls’ safety in urban, public spaces. However, given that this is a relatively new field of work, published evidence of the impacts of such interventions remain.
The VAW costing efforts highlighted in this report do not only help us understand the far-reaching economic impact of VAW; they can also assist governments determine what financial resources are needed to realize the commitments they have made.