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Best Practices | August 28, 2018

Gender Integration in Emergency Programming: Best Practices from the Central African Region

Best Practices

When gaining an understanding of people’s needs in a humanitarian emergency, gender is a crucial consideration, but often overlooked. Yet, the experiences and vulnerabilities of women and men, girls and boys are very different in a crisis. In its first of a series of sector-specific publications, the CRS Central Africa Regional office shares insights and best practices on addressing gender issues in a meaningful way in emergency programming. A key focus is contexts where gender inequalities are extreme, with rigid cultural norms, high levels of gender‑based violence, poor or nonexistent institutional frameworks protecting women’s rights, and high levels of insecurity. Read about the compelling, transformative underway.