Effective humanitarian relief requires a gendered approach.

Living in a refugee camp is even harder for women and girls and our approach to humanitarian work must recognise that, says Jigyasa Gulati. I recently spent some time working as a peacebuilder in a camp of Rohingya Refugees and Indian Migrants. I saw first-hand the proof of a troubling truth; in humanitarian situations, disadvantaged and marginalised groups suffer the most. Existing vulnerabilities are exacerbated during and after a crisis. Gender identities with their socially ascribed roles and responsibilities put … Continue reading Effective humanitarian relief requires a gendered approach.