HNPW Session: How Climate Change Fuels Gender-Based Violence: Zooming in on Tools and Data for Gender-Inclusive Early Warning Systems and Effective GBV Early Action Intervention Models
The session aims to:
- Expound on how gender-based violence (GBV) risks, including harmful practices, are exacerbated by different types of climate hazards.
- Understand how the current climate-change related frameworks or approaches within the humanitarian system support GBV prevention, mitigation and response efforts.
- Understand protection and GBV-related concerns for early warning, impact projections and anticipatory action.
- Share field-level experience on effective intervention models on anticipatory action through inter-agency GBV coordination mechanisms
- Engage other clusters to implement GBV risk mitigation measures in relation to their preparedness and early action planning.
Virtual Session line-up Introduction: Jennifer Chase, GBV AoR Global Coordinator
I. CLIMATE CRISIS AND GBV LINKAGES: HOW CLIMATE CHANGE FUELS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE
- Emily Krasnor, Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies Specialist, UNFPA
- Jeanne Ward, Consultant and author of the GBV AoR Helpdesk Guidance on Climate Change and Gender-based violence: What are the risks?
II. EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS: ACCESSIBLE AND ACTIONABLE FOR GBV PREVENTION & MITIGATION
- Jessica Gorham, Regional Emergency GBV Advisor, GBV AoR East, and Southern Africa
III. GBV MITIGATION AND RESPONSE: ACCESS TO FORECAST-BASED FINANCING
- Rumana Khan, Bangladesh GBV Sub-Cluster Coordinator
- Farah Kabir, Country Director, ActionAid Bangladesh (START Network member)