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- DocumentNorwegian Refugee Council, 2016This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes.Document
Women refugees in Lebanon and the consequences of limited legal status on their housing, land and property rightsNorwegian Refugee Council, 2016Understanding the situation for women refugees in particular, including the protection risks they face, is essential in order to develop and provide appropriate interventions taking their perspective and specific challenges into account.The aimDocument
Climate change adaptation in agriculture and natural resource management in Tanzania: a gender policy reviewClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016More than twenty years have passed since the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action, where gender mainstreaming was acknowledged as an indispensable global strategy for achieving gender equality. Since then, Tanzania has undoubtedly made efforts in mainstreaming gender in its national policies and strategies.DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016Vulnerabilities to impacts of climate change are gendered. Still, policy approaches aimed at strengthening local communities’ adaptive capacity largely fail to recognise the gendered nature of everyday realities and experiences.Key points and recommendations:DocumentSouth Centre, 2016Climate finance must be managed at the global, regional and national levels to ensure and promote gender equality and the empowerment of women as key actors, both in climate protection and sustainable development efforts. Managing climate change impacts at the household and community levels will undoubtedly add to women’s and girls’ time burden, impacting their overall well-being.DocumentCARE International, 2016The current drought in Mozambique has a disproportionate impact on women and girls. Unequal power relations, gender inequalities and discrimination mean that women and girls are often hardest hit during a crisis and will take longer to recover. Women and girls experience vulnerability different to men.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016Women, who form the majority of the world’s 2 billion poorest people, are often disproportionally affected by climate change impacts as a result of persisting gender norms and discriminations.Document
Gender, youth and urban labour market participation: evidence from the tailoring sector in Kabul, AfghanistanOverseas Development Institute, 2014The creation of good jobs and decent work in conflict-affected places is widely seen to generate not just better-off households, but also safer societies and more legitimate states.DocumentGlasgow University, 2014Migrants to Tanzania’s artisanal gold mining sites seek mineral wealth, which is accompanied by high risks of occupational hazards, economic failure, AIDS and social censure from their home communities. Male miners in these settlements compete to attract newly arrived young women who are perceived to be diverting male material support from older women and children’s economic survival.Document
Reflections on the formulation and implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in Southern and Eastern Africa from a gender perspectiveWater Alternatives, 2016While it is claimed that the founding principles of integrated water resources management are the Dublin Principles this does not appear to be the case for Principle No. 3, which underlines the importance of women in water provision, management and safeguarding.