Narrowing the gender gap in Yemen: A gender analysis by the IRC

Authored by: International Rescue Committee

Categories: Global Public Health, Human Rights, Violent Conflict
Sub-Categories: Human Development, National Security Forces and Armed Groups, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Sexual and Reproductive Health
Country: Yemen
Region: Middle East and North Africa
Year: 2020
Citation: “Narrowing the Gender Gap in Yemen: A Gender Analysis by the IRC.” International Rescue Committee, January 2020.

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Executive Summary

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Yemen conducted its first gender analysis with a programmatic focus in July-August, 2019. The findings have implications for IRC programs across a number of sectors. In total, 465 participants were consulted in 7 governorates and the findings reveal the “big picture” gender-related data trends in IRC’s areas of operation, with a focus on the following sectors: health, WASH, food security, cash assistance and NFI distributions, education and protection.