Women responders: Executive summary and guidance note

This short booklet reproduces the executive summary of the CARE research report 'Women responders: Placing local action at the centre of humanitarian protection programming' and the guidance note for practitioners and donors outlining detailed and practical recommendations for meaningful collaboration with women responders in protection programming. (Also available in French and Arabic translations.)

The executive summary outlines the key findings of CARE’s global research into the actions women take to mitigate and respond to protection risks faced by themselves and others, and the extent to which humanitarian actors currently collaborate with them. It includes recommendations for humanitarian responders and donors, and a detailed guidance note guidance note for ensuring meaningful collaboration with women responders in protection programming.

  • Countries: Malawi, Vanuatu, Global
  • Published: November 2018

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