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Women and men are affected differently in emergency situations

Pregnant women, female heads of households—such as this shopkeeper— elderly women, and those with disabilities had to cope with limited mobility, more dependents, and less access to relief kits and food supplies during the recent floods.

 

(Photo: UN Women/Oisika Chakrabarti)

 

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Taken on December 14, 2011