Gender in Humanitarian Action Brief No.1: Rohingya Refugee Crisis Response Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (as of 22 March 2018)

from Inter Sector Coordination Group
Published on 22 Mar 2018 View Original

Developed by the Inter-Sector Gender in Humanitarian Action Working Group under the Inter-Sector Coordination Group in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Co-Chaired by UN Women and UNHCR with technical support from inter-agency GENCAP.

Key Commitments on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Humanitarian Action in Joint Response Plan March - December 2018

  1. Ensure all assessments both collect, analyse and use data disaggregated by gender, age and diversity, as well as consult equally with women, girls and marginalized groups.

  2. Ensure all sectors mainstream gender aspects into overall response including by applying the ISCG gender profile, ISCG sector gender tip-sheets, IASC Gender Marker/IASC Gender and Age Marker and other IASC GiHA guidance.

  3. Ensure the leadership and meaningful equal representation of women and marginalised groups, as well as CSOs representing these population groups, in the overall response.

  4. Ensure gender balance and adequate numbers of trained female staff in the overall response and ensure they are provided with necessary safety and security measures.

  5. Ensure that all humanitarian staff complete the IASC Gender in Humanitarian Action e-training “Different Needs: Equal Opportunities”.