Women's Resilience in the Lao People's Democratic Republic: How Laws and Policies Promote Gender Equality in Climate change and Disaster Risk Management

Publication | June 2022

This report provides a gender analysis of national laws and policies in the Lao People's Democratic Republic to inform efforts to strengthen women's resilience to climate change and disasters.

Price
  • US$24.00 (paperback)

Globally, women are disproportionately impacted by climate change and disasters due to gender inequalities and limited opportunities to participate in decision-making processes. This report presents findings of a gender analysis of national legal and policy frameworks in the Lao People's Democratic Republic and discusses whether laws, policies, and strategies consider gender inequalities as they relate to climate and disaster risk management. It includes recommendations to address gaps in sector laws and policies affecting women's resilience to climate change and disasters in the country.

Contents 

  • Background
  • Laws, Policies, and Institutions Supporting Women’s Resilience to Climate Change and Disasters
  • Conclusion and Recommendations

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • Climate change
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Gender
Countries
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Pages
  • 52
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • TCS220252-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9269-579-8 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-580-4 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-581-1 (ebook)

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