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Not what she bargained for?

This report outlines recommendations to governments, UN agencies and NGOs on to support gender work and the specific steps that CARE International and ActionAid will make to support wider efforts.

Funding a localised, women-led approach to protection from Gender Based Violence

Disasters, protracted crises and conflicts disproportionately affect women, yet women and their organisations are significantly underrepresented in humanitarian response. While the evidence shows that

Six years on from Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza tragedy, one in five survivors’ health is deteriorating

Despite the international outcry following the building collapse at Rana Plaza, which killed 1,134 mainly female garment workers, more than half of survivors remain unemployed due to the physical

Surviving climate change – Hilda’s story

This is the story of Hilda. Hilda lives in rural Zimbabwe and her community was devastated by Cyclone Idai. Read about how Hilda worked to rebuild her community and watch her short video.

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'Making the Local Global' guidance note

Local women leaders must be at the heart of humanitarian work. They are commonly the first responders in any emergency and are most active in prevention and rebuilding after disasters. They should

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'Safety with Dignity' - Women-Led Community-Based Protection manual

Our feminist approach to protection aims to support women in humanitarian action. We focus on the essential role of women leaders in strengthening community resilience and protection. Women's rights

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Women's Leadership in Resilience

Changing weather patterns and rising temperatures are increasing the likelihood and severity of disasters, while the risks of violent conflict, human and animal epidemics, environmental degradation