Monthly Archives: August 2019

Disasters disproportionately affect women and girls! Unpacking gendered nature of Disasters

In the last 17 years, India has faced more than 300 natural disasters which include droughts, earthquakes, epidemics, cyclones, floods and landslides. Cumulatively, more than 1 billion people have suffered owing to natural disasters. The estimated social and economic damages sustained by India in the last 17 years due to these disasters amounts to USD 63.6 billion according to the International Disaster Database (IDD ). Women and girls are

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