Stories from UNDRR, OHCHR and UN Women
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, women leaders in the Pacific have been able to carve a larger space to bring the voices and perspectives of women and girls to the policy tables and influence disaster preparedness and response.
Watch this webinar which focused on the importance of ensuring a rights-based approach to all disasters, including the COVID-19 pandemic. It highlighted key human rights issues that have emerged in relation to the COVID crisis and offered policy advice and recommendations to combat all forms of discrimination and human rights abuses. You can also read more about how to Leave No One Behind in COVID-19 Prevention, Response and Recovery here.
A diverse group of women front line-humanitarian workers and leaders from Rohingya and host communities have called for greater efforts to promote women on the front lines in responding to humanitarian crises in Bangladesh.