05/03/2023 07:03 PM | Click to read full article
It took the pandemic, when the adverse effects on women were so noticeable, for the likes of Project Gender to start looking back at other disasters to track the data. Those ‘gendered impacts’ are often presented as a singular data point rather than the full picture. However, thinking about the big picture is what’s required. Thinking about how people’s experiences and outcomes differ by gender will enable us to make better, more informed decisions for our communities.