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Women Lead in Emergencies Learning Report

  • Rya Ducusin
  • Evaluation / Research, Gender, Impact Reports, Lessons Learned, Reports & Publications, Resources

In its pilot run in the Philippines, Women Lead in Emergencies (WLIE) directly engaged 601 women organized into 29 women’s groups in 5 provinces, 10 municipalities, 27 barangays from April to December 2020. WLIE funded 28 women-led, women-designed, and women-implemented action plans in rural barangays, indigenous communities, and evacuation shelters so that women can influence decisions about their own lives.

Gendered Implications Of COVID 19 Executive Summary

CARE’s analysis shows that COVID-19 outbreaks in development or humanitarian contexts could disproportionately affect women and girls in a number of ways, including adverse effects on their education, food security and nutrition, health, livelihoods, and protection. Even after the COVID outbreak has been contained, women and girls may continue to suffer from ill-effects for years to come.

Women Lead in Emergencies

  • appsdev@imanila.ph
  • Healthy Mothers & Children, Impact Reports, Reports & Publications

When women’s voices are not heard, women’s rights and needs are often not adequately met, and emergency response can reinforce gender inequality. Women’s equal voice, leadership, and participation challenges and transforms the root causes of poverty and injustice. Globally, it is part of a larger Women Lead in Emergencies initiative present in Colombia, Tonga, Uganda, and Niger.

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