Gender and disaster risk reduction Gender mainstreaming and gender analysis in work addressing risk reduction Gender mains...
Why is gender equality important? <ul><li>Gender inequality is not only a fundamental abuse of women’s human rights, but a...
How can programmes mainstream gender equality? <ul><li>Oxfam’s strategy to promote gender equality includes: </li></ul><ul...
What does gender mainstreaming aim to achieve? <ul><li>To support women in their efforts to challenge stereotyped gender r...
A definition of gender mainstreaming ‘ A process of ensuring that all of our work, and the way we do it, contributes to ge...
Gender mainstreaming in practice … …  means ensuring that the different concerns and priorities of both women and men fund...
Group discussion <ul><li>Think through the stages of the project cycle: </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss which gender issues need...
Gender mainstreaming in policy and advocacy <ul><li>Institutional frameworks, policies and legislation at all levels need ...
Men’s role in gender mainstreaming <ul><li>Gender mainstreaming is about the concerns of both men and women, the relations...
<ul><li>Bolivia case study questions </li></ul><ul><li>To what extent was gender mainstreamed in this case study?   </li><...
Oxfam GB, July 2011 This presentation is part of Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction: A training pack available in full fro...
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Gender mainstreaming and gender analysis in work addressing risk reduction: Gender mainstreaming in DRR work

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Understanding how gender relations shape women’s and men’s lives is critical to disaster risk reduction (DRR). This is because women’s and men’s different roles, responsibilities, and access to resources influence how each will be affected by different hazards, and how they will cope with and recover from disaster. This presentation contains help and advice on mainstreaming gender in DRR work. This presentation is part of Oxfam GB's Gender and disaster risk reduction training pack available at www.oxfam.org.uk/genderdrrpack.

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  1. 1. Gender and disaster risk reduction Gender mainstreaming and gender analysis in work addressing risk reduction Gender mainstreaming in DRR work Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction : A training pack
  2. 2. Why is gender equality important? <ul><li>Gender inequality is not only a fundamental abuse of women’s human rights, but also a major barrier to sustainable development. </li></ul><ul><li>So, working towards gender equality is both a question of justice and basic rights, and a means of addressing poverty and suffering more effectively. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How can programmes mainstream gender equality? <ul><li>Oxfam’s strategy to promote gender equality includes: </li></ul><ul><li>investing in targeted women-specific projects, and </li></ul><ul><li>putting women’s rights at the heart of all our work. </li></ul><ul><li>Programmes should: </li></ul><ul><li>benefit both women and men, </li></ul><ul><li>not harm or exclude women, and </li></ul><ul><li>help to redress existing gender imbalances. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What does gender mainstreaming aim to achieve? <ul><li>To support women in their efforts to challenge stereotyped gender roles and to reduce women’s reproductive burden </li></ul><ul><li>by helping women to achieve: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>greater access to and control over resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>higher participation and leadership in decision-making processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>protection from gender-based violence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an increased sense of empowerment and capability. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. A definition of gender mainstreaming ‘ A process of ensuring that all of our work, and the way we do it, contributes to gender equality by transforming the balance of power between women and men’
  6. 6. Gender mainstreaming in practice … … means ensuring that the different concerns and priorities of both women and men fundamentally shape programme management as a whole.
  7. 7. Group discussion <ul><li>Think through the stages of the project cycle: </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss which gender issues need to be considered at each stage. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gender mainstreaming in policy and advocacy <ul><li>Institutional frameworks, policies and legislation at all levels need to uphold women’s rights and contribute to gender equality. </li></ul><ul><li>Organisations, institutions and governments responsible for work addressing adaptation and risk reduction need to demonstrate accountability to women. </li></ul><ul><li>Specific funds need to be allocated to these processes, </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. for increasing the participation of women in bodies such as UNFCCC, Hyogo Framework for Action </li></ul><ul><li>Oxfam needs to develop alliances with women’s rights organisations and networks working on these issues at all levels. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Men’s role in gender mainstreaming <ul><li>Gender mainstreaming is about the concerns of both men and women, the relations between them, and the root causes of imbalances of power. </li></ul><ul><li>But women have a greater burden of poverty and suffering globally due to systematic discrimination against them at all institutional levels. </li></ul><ul><li>So gender mainstreaming aims to support women’s ability to exercise their human rights. </li></ul><ul><li>Projects need to work with men to get their support to help ensure that DRR initiatives uphold women’s rights and strengthen gender equality. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Bolivia case study questions </li></ul><ul><li>To what extent was gender mainstreamed in this case study? </li></ul><ul><li>What was done to mainstream gender? Was it done well? </li></ul><ul><li>What else could have been done? Think back to the discussion on what gender mainstreaming aims to achieve and the associated project cycle management activities. </li></ul>See handout 2.2
  11. 11. Oxfam GB, July 2011 This presentation is part of Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction: A training pack available in full from www.oxfam.org.uk/genderdrrpack

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