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GiHA Bangladesh designed this checklist to support the Humanitarian Coordination Task Team (HCTT) and humanitarian practitioners in integrating gender equality in their disaster preparedness efforts for the monsoon and cyclone season in Bangladesh.
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This is an initiative of the Gender in Humanitarian action working group (GiHA) Bangladesh co-chaired by UN Women Bangladesh and the Department of Women’s Affairs of the government of Bangladesh.
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To put in place inclusive strategies that increase the resilience of women and men in all their diversity, there is an urgent need to better understand the gendered effects of climate change across countries. To achieve this, this paper explores the connections between phenomena related to climate change and gender related outcomes in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal, the Philippines and Timor-Leste. In particular, it tests these associations by utilizing random forest machine learning techniques and binary logistic regression analysis, on a data set that integrates data from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and geographical information systems (GIS).
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The intent is to highlight the achievements and identify areas that require targeted effort. The purpose is not to determine the impact of PFM in closing gender gaps but to study the extent to which the gender and social inclusion perspective is mainstreamed in the relevant PFM institutions, processes and systems. The assessment shows that Nepal has well-established institutional mechanisms and processes, as well as regulations, to promote gender-responsive budgeting.
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This publication provides a thorough assessment of the KAP of local government units (LGUs). The report will be an important starting point towards enabling accountable systems at the LG level and help plan effective strategies to overcome barriers to the effective implementation of the GESI mandates. The survey findings will also serve as a baseline for all levels of government to strengthen gender-responsive public finance management.
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The objective of the report is to examine the legal gaps that are hindering expenditure allocation and reporting on the landscape of expenditures on GE. Subsequently, a step-by-step roadmap has been presented to strengthen the development, implementation and tracking of gender-responsive budgets toward the achievement of national commitments to the SDGs.
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This practical guidance document was developed for stakeholders wishing to conduct an assessment of gender equality and climate change, to meet the critical need for data on the gender-environment nexus and ensure that climate action contributes towards achieving gender equality.
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Photobook on women’s contribution from the Rohingya and host communities in Cox’s Bazar to climate change adaptation
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The impacts of climate change, environmental degradation and disasters are unequally felt across Asia and the Pacific region. Women and marginalized groups have less access to information, resources, finance and technologies, leaving them with greater challenges in coping and rebuilding after a crisis.
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Gender-responsive procurement (GRP) is the selection of services, goods and civil works that considers their impact on gender equality and women’s empowerment. GRP is an important vehicle for enriching supply chains by broadening the range of suppliers of goods and services available to businesses and governments and for advancing women’s economic empowerment.
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Four Technical Briefs have been developed by Practical Action, one of the responsible parties of UN Women Bangladesh under “EmPower: Women for Climate Resilient Societies” project. The technical briefs were developed on four livelihood options for women farmers with an aim to document the innovation and the local knowledge that was transformed during the project implementation.
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The photo story book “From Where I stand” is a tribute to the gender equality champions who made exemplary efforts in reducing risks and shaping a sustainable future. It is an initiative under the National Resilience Programme (NRP) with the Government of Bangladesh to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in national disaster risk reduction policies and practices. The programme is supported by the Government of Sweden and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
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The document was prepared by the in collaboration with the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the EmPower Project. It contributes to building evidence on the linkages between gender equality and climate change in order to facilitate country-driven processes and enable member states and other stakeholders in South Asia and HKH to accelerate gender-responsive climate action.
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UN Women's Office in India, based in New Delhi, works with the Government of India, other UN agencies, civil society, the private sector and influencers to achieve India's strategic priorities for women's advancement. Our programmes focus on upholding women's human rights and providing opportunities for women and girls to live up to their full potential.
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This report provides a background of gender-differentiated vulnerabilities in the context of climate change and disaster risk reduction, and the importance of civil society organizations (CSOs) in enhancing resilience of the most vulnerable, including women and girls.
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The regional flagship report, State of Gender Equality and Climate Change in ASEAN, analyzes the gendered impacts of climate change in the Southeast Asia and suggests ways to enhance and mainstream gender equality into climate-relevant sectoral policies and actions.
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Community Risk Assessment (CRA) has been conducted in five most climate vulnerable districts of Bangladesh: Kurigram, Jamalpur, Khulna, Satkhira, and Cox’s Bazar. Five disaster risk reduction action plans have been developed to address the needs and vulnerabilities of different group of people.
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The report aims to strengthen country-driven processes by presenting more evidence of the links between gender equality and climate change in the priority sectors of crop agriculture, water resource management, forestry, and renewable energy.
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This Guidebook has been developed by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to serve as a user-friendly tool for institutions, project developers and practitioners to plan, design and implement renewable energy-based women entrepreneurship projects, as well as for donors interested in funding the same.
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The RGA includes the key impacts and emerging issues of access to shelter, safety, security and protection food and income, reproductive health services and WASH facilities keeping women and most marginalized community in consideration. The report also puts forward some immediate and long-term key recommendations.