E-Learning

Introduction to Gender and Disaster Risk Management

Author:
World Bank Group
Source:
World Bank Group
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Publication Year:
2019
  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

A brief e-learning course that addresses gender concepts, the disparate impacts of disasters on persons based on gender, and how to design disaster risk management approaches to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

An e-learning course to help you understand how your disaster risk management (DRM) projects can equally benefit women and men by addressing: - The concept of gender, and how gender roles can affect women and men’s risk and resilience to natural hazards; - How women and men manage, respond and experience disasters differently due to gender roles and gender inequalities; - How these differences should be addressed in DRM projects to ensure that women and men benefit equally from them. - Approaches to better design projects to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment, and - Case studies that shows how gender equality and women’s empowerment looks like in practice.

About this course

An e-learning course to help you understand how your disaster risk management (DRM) projects can equally benefit women and men by addressing:

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

Target audience

This brief e-learning course addresses gender concepts, the disparate impacts of disasters on persons based on gender, and how to design disaster risk management approaches to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment. The target audience would include anyone working on disaster risk management (DRM) projects so one can better design projects to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Learning objectives

After the completion of the course, participants will be able to

  • Understand the concept of gender, and how gender roles can affect women and men’s risk and resilience to natural hazards
  • Understand how women and men manage, respond and experience disasters differently due to gender roles and gender inequalities
  • Understand how these differences should be addressed in DRM projects to ensure that women and men benefit equally from them
  • Define approaches to better design projects to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Additional Info:

  • Language: English

  • Learning Mode: Self-Paced eLearning

  • Time Commitment: 00:45

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