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Progress despite adversity: women's empowerment and conflict in Colombia

Research reports and studies | July 2015 | Pilar Domingo, Alina Rocha Menocal and Verónica Hinestroza
This case study explores the trajectory of women’s empowerment in Colombia over the past 20 years in the context of conflict. It analyses important changes in women’s political voice and legal activism, and how these in turn, are contributing to shaping policy on...

Why investing in disaster risk management pays off

Briefing papers | July 2015 | Thomas Tanner, Emma Lovell, Emily Wilkinson, Francis Ghesquiere, Robert Reid and Sumati Rajput
This briefing provides seven key messages that should be addressed by the Third Conference on Financing for Development to ensure that disaster risk does not hamper the progress of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.