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Gender, Emergencies and Humanitarian Assistance

Published on 1 January 1995

This report examines emergencies and emergency responses through a gender analysis, reviewing approaches focused on needs, coping strategies, power and decision-making, and changing gender relations and identities in times of crisis. A range of responses to emergencies including food aid, health, human rights issues and rehabilitation, is reviewed from a gender perspective. The policy and institutional environment for integrating gender issues into emergency responses and humanitarian assistance is explored.

Publication details

authors
Byrne, B with Baden, S
isbn
1 85864 168 3

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