Fast Facts: Gender in Crisis Countries : (2013)

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Conflict, violence, crime and disasters disrupt or destroy a country’s basic systems and institutions. While both men and women may suffer, the relatively disadvantaged situation of women and girls, their distinctive social obligations and responsibilities, and especially their exposure to gender based violence often means that they are disproportionately affected by these catastrophes compared to men and may miss out on the benefits of recovery.
Imprint: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 2013
Pages: 2
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