You know that disasters do not discriminate, but dominate women! Women suffer more due to disasters. Disasters kill more women than men. Disasters and climate change make women more vulnerable than men. Because, in general, women face many discrimination and limitations that tend to have more limited access to assets, physical, financial, human, social, and natural capital among others. For example, land, credit, decision-making bodies, agricultural inputs, technology, extension and training services, which would all enhance their capacity to adapt. Special attention should therefore be paid to the need to enhance women's capacity to manage risks, with a view to reducing their vulnerability and maintaining or increasing their opportunities for development...
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Women, disasters and early warning systems
PARVEZ BABUL, The Daily Observer, December 11, 2019
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HIFA profile: Parvez Babul is a health journalist in Bangladesh and write articles on health, nutrition, gender, women's empowerment, climate change and development issues in national international newspapers. His book: Women's Empowerment, Food Security and Climate Change has been published in February this year. He is the Convener of Bangladesh Climate Change Journalists Forum. He has been working to improve health and nutrition situation of the women and children in Bangladesh through working with an international voluntary organization. Parvez Babul welcomes email from the members of HIFA at: parvezbabulATyahoo.com, parvezbabulATgmail.com