Free World Bank Course on Gender and Disaster Risk Management

Interested in understanding disaster risk management (DRM) concepts and approaches?

If yes, then this free World Bank course is for you!

Learning outcomes:

  1. The concept of gender, and how gender roles can affect women and men’s risk and resilience to natural hazards;
  2. How women and men manage, respond and experience disasters differently due to gender roles and gender inequalities;
  3. How these differences should be addressed in DRM projects to ensure that women and men benefit equally from them.
  4. Approaches to better design projects to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment, and
  5. Case studies that shows how gender equality and women’s empowerment looks like in practice.



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