Enhancing Women-Focused Investments in Climate and Disaster Resilience

Publication | May 2020

This publication explores why targeted investments in women are crucial to increase resilience to climate change and disasters and to achieve broader sustainable development.

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Such investments include human resource development, institutional strengthening, financial literacy, the promotion of women’s voice and representation, and learning and skills development. The publication explains why women-focused investments are necessary for climate resilience and identifies the key characteristics of such investments. It also discusses how a more supportive enabling environment can be developed.


  • Introduction
  • Women-Focused Investment in Resilience: Why Does It Matter?
  • What Do We Mean by Women-Focused Investments in Resilience
  • Characteristics of Women-Focused Investments in Resilience
  • Ideas for Women-Focused Resilience Investments
  • Enabling Environment Required to Deliver Investments in Women-Focused Resilience
  • Conclusions

Additional Details

  • Climate change
  • Promoting climate resilient development
  • Environment
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Disasters
  • Gender
  • 42
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS200140-2
  • 978-92-9262-211-4 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-212-1 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-213-8 (ebook)

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