Asia

Rebuilding Nepal: Women’s Roles in Political Transition and Disaster Recovery

Following the 2015 earthquake and ten-year civil war, Nepali women played a crucial yet underappreciated role in relief efforts, and many continue to help the country as it moves into long-term recovery initiatives. This study by Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security explore how gender-based discrimination and legal barriers amplified the adverse impacts of the conflict and the earthquake on women.

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Gender and international finance institutions

The aim of this guide is to assist civil society organization (CSOs) activists to readily identify investment projects and programmes carried out by the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) that are likely to have detrimental gender impacts and influence them, through advocacy work during the project preparation, as well as through compliance mechanisms.

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