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Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainable Post Disaster Reconstruction,

Yumarni, Tri, Amaratunga, Dilanthi and Haigh, Richard (2013) Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainable Post Disaster Reconstruction,. In: International Post Graduate Research Conference: IPGRC 2013, 8th-10th April 2013, Salford, UK.

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Abstract

Gender inequalities are barriers to achieve sustainable post disaster reconstruction.
Mainstreaming gender equality within post disaster reconstruction process can
enhance sustainability of reconstruction. Based on a detailed literature review on
post disaster reconstruction, this paper identifies pre-requisite conditions for
mainstreaming gender within sustainable post disaster reconstruction as ; awareness
of gender needs and concerns, a strong gender policy framework, women
participation and leadership as an agent of change, gendered institutional capability,
flexible and decentralised structure of gendered policy planning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2015 13:42
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2016 18:26
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/23945

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