Understanding needs and context is vital in an emergency response. A crucial, and often overlooked, factor in this is gender. Here, Steph Avis, introduces the first of a series of reports from the ECHO funded project ‘Institutionalising Gender in Emergencies’. n a humanitarian disaster the experiences of men, women, girls and boys can be very different. Access to basic goods and …
About the Author
Steph Avis is the Learning and Support Officer for an ECHO ERC project Oxfam GB's gender team to institutionalise gender in emergencies. This project is piloting gender leadership training, as well as working to increase accountability and monitoring of gender work in our humanitarian programmes.