Gendered dimensions of the 2004 tsunami and a potential social work response in post-disaster situations

Pittaway, Eileen, Bartolomei, Linda, and Rees, Susan (2007) Gendered dimensions of the 2004 tsunami and a potential social work response in post-disaster situations. International Social Work, 50 (3). pp. 307-319.

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Abstract

The majority of people who died in the 2004 tsunami were women. Women endured rape, and sexual and gender-based violence in camps and places of supposed refuge. Similar reports have come from other disasters. This article examines the roles that social workers can take to respond to these issues.

Item ID: 2820
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: tsunami; post-disaster; social work; advocacy; disaster relief; gender; sexual violence
ISSN: 1461-7234
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2009 23:05
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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