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Women in disaster: gendered vulnerabilities and intersecting identities in the wake of the Nepali earthquakes

Thebe Limbu, Sangita (2016) Women in disaster: gendered vulnerabilities and intersecting identities in the wake of the Nepali earthquakes. South Asia @ LSE (25 Apr 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

One year on from the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, Sangita Thebe Limbu discusses how the disaster has disproportionately affected women. She highlights how gendered vulnerability is further complicated by other factors such as age, caste and marital status, underlining how pre-existing discriminatory practices and inequalities are being exacerbated and even reinforced in the reconstruction process. This article forms part of our Nepal Earthquake Anniversary series. Read further posts here.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 11:30
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2019 00:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74760

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