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    Women's roles in post-disaster recovery: the case of the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake, Nepal 

    Vineeta Thapa; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    Disaster effects can be considered visible (hard) and invisible (soft). Hard (visible) part remains the focus, as the work is observable, whereas the soft part (invisible) remains neglected due to its invisibility. In post-disaster situations, most of the work done during the recovery phase is reconstruction. Therefore, this research focusses on the social aspects by using the gender lens for assessing women’s roles in the household, the community, and other arenas in the context of post-disaster recovery. The objectives of the research are (1) ...