The South Asia Women’s Resilience Index

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The Economist Intelligence Unit has created a new index that finds that South Asian countries largely fail to consider the rights of women in their disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience-building efforts. The Women’s Resilience Index (WRI), commissioned by ActionAid, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, assesses the extent of women’s involvement in preparing for and recovering from disasters in eight countries (including Japan as a comparator).

Read more about the Women’s Resilience Index here.

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