Gender and Resilience Policy Brief – Expanding livelihood support and essential social services for women in the IGAD region
Type: Policy Brief
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) ’s Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI) has since 2013 inspired and guided regional and national priorities to counter drought emergencies in East and Horn of Africa countries of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda. The IDDRSI Strategy (2019-2024) acknowledges that gender issues impact livelihood support and basic social services priority intervention area (PIA 3). A gender analysis was undertaken for the IDDRSI Strategy, Regional Programming Paper (RPP) and the Country Programming Papers (IGAD, 2016). This brief examines the critical gender issues relating to livelihood support and essential social services and the implications for drought resilience-building efforts in the region. It based on the review of the gender analysis report.
Resource file: IDDRSI Gender Policy Brief PIA 3