Understanding how crises affect women and men, girls and boys of different ages and disparities is critical to effective humanitarian preparedness and response. Women, girls, boys and men have distinct needs, priorities, responsibilities, limitations and protection needs. They are exposed to differential risks and vulnerabilities but also play unique and important roles in preparedness and in responding to emergencies, conflicts and building peace within their respective communities. Gender equality in humanitarian action is about better targeting and programming and therefore about effectiveness of humanitarian action reaching all segments of the affected population.
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What is the understanding of, and evidence base related to, the impact of the current conflict on gender dynamics in Yemen?
The 2017 JAM sought to assess in particular issues of refugee dependence on food assistance, issues of targeting and vulnerability, the capacity of refugees to meet their own food needs through livelihood opportunities and the suitability of cash based transfers to meet refugees’ food needs.
Œuvrer ensemble à l’application du Programme 2030
El plan estratégico reafirma la pertinencia de la dirección estratégica actual del UNFPA, cuyo objetivo es el acceso universal a la salud y los derechos sexuales y reproductivos, con hincapié en las mujeres, los adolescentes y los jóvenes. De conformidad con la dirección estratégica del UNFPA y con la resolución 70/1 de la Asamblea General sobre la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, el plan estratégico velará por que nadie se quede atrás y por llegar primero a los más rezagados.
The strategic plan reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA, the goal of which is universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, focusing on women, adolescents and youth. In accordance with the strategic direction of UNFPA and in line with General Assembly resolution 70/1 on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the strategic plan will seek to ensure that no one will be left behind and that the furthest behind will be reached first.
Understanding the Guide for Communities on Engaging LSLBI
About the guide
This guide is part of a toolkit called the Gendered Tool for Meaningful Community Engagement on Large-Scale Land-Based Investments in Agriculture. The Gendered Tool is intended to provide an overview of the key steps in the Large-Scale Land-Based Investment (LSLBI) process, defining what community engagement looks like through the evolution of the process. The guide will be applied on land-based investments in agriculture and mining.
2017 IN REVIEW
Humanitarian Situation in 2017
During 2017, the humanitarian situation in Syria continued deteriorating with continued high levels of conflict and complete disrespect for International Humanitarian Law (IHL), including attacks on health facilities. The violent context and security constraints resulted in large population displacements, hampered access to services and a general interference in the provision of aid.
2017 IN REVIEW
A deepening humanitarian crisis
At the end of 2014, the IASC GenCap Project decided to revise the IASC Gender Marker (GM) based on feedback from humanitarians. They asked for the coding to be simpler, less subjective and more reliable; deepen the gender analysis with age; and to develop a monitoring phase of the marker that would assess what was actually implemented and delivered.
Almost every woman and girl (from menarche to menopause) will menstruate on average every 28 days for about 5 days—a completely normal biological process. Just as normal as the fact that many men will grow a beard.
1. Contexte général
Authors/editor(s): AVAC, Athena Network, Salamander Trust
Achieving gender parity is an urgent priority not only as a basic human right, but also as it is essential to the United Nations’ efficiency, impact and credibility. It is important to create a working environment, at all levels and wherever the United Nations operates, that embraces equality, eradicates bias and is inclusive of all staff, so that we can truly lead by example and leave no one behind.
To have a closer look at the reality of GBV services, UN Women has commissioned the development of this study as an attempt to assess the achievements, continuing obstacles and gaps among the community of service providers in Gaza.
A. PURPOSE AND RATIONALE