Former Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Gender inequality is a major obstacle to reducing loss of life in disaster situations as it shapes the extent to which men, women, boys and girls are vulnerable to, and affected by disasters. It is urgent to address gender inequalities of risk should all governments and communities wish to achieve sustainable development.
I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.