LEGS Gender Briefing Paper: enhancing the integration of gender into the 2nd edition of LEGS

In This document LEGS makes an excellent argument for the livelihoods approach for relief leading to sustainable development, which is especially important for humanitarian agencies that have not considered long term development impacts. The model used should be updated to a more “gendered” version, since regarding the household as a single entity leads to errors, and often, women’s “dis-empowerment” (Njuki and Miller, Livestock and Gender: Achieving poverty alleviation and food security through livestock policies that benefit women).