Gender Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management: Lessons from the English-Speaking Caribbean
Palabras clave:gender-mainstreaming, intersectionality, climate change, disaster- risk-management, Caribbean- SIDS
This paper shares personal and professional experiences of mainstreaming gender in climate change and disaster risk management in the Caribbean. It is based on an invited keynote presentation at the International Seminar organised by the Gender Responsive Resilience and Intersectionality in Policies and Practices (GRRIPP) Latin America and Caribbean project and FLACSO Cuba and was held in Varadero, Cuba from July 27-29, 2023. The paper uses an autoethnographic methodology of self-reflection of personal memories, work experiences from a 25-year career in teaching, research, and publications to promote gender mainstreaming in climate change and disaster risk management, and secondary sources. These provide insights on factors that shaped my passionate interests in the intersections between gender, climate change and disaster risk management Recommendations seek to strengthen Caribbean partnerships to mitigate climate change and reduce disaster risks in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
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