Glossary

Emergency telecommunications cluster: A WFP-led cluster that works as a global network of humanitarian, government and private sector organizations to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies.WFP

Gaps: Quantifiable differences between an indicator and a standard so that policies, programs, resources, and operational actions achieve acceptable design, coverage, performance, and results.RW

Gaseous chloride: Chemical used for water disinfection, and industrial processes. It must be handled with adequate systems and safety recommendations.ACC

Gender: Socio-cultural concepts of the roles, behaviors, activities, and attributes adopted for men and women, which may generate inequalities that systematically favor one of the two groups.EU

Gender analysis: Collection and analysis of data and information to identify and understand the origin and differentiated consequences of gender-based problems, and to make visible the injustices and inequalities on these grounds.GC

Gender diversity: A term that recognizes that many people's preference and self-expression do not fit within commonly accepted gender norms.UNESCO

Gender equality: Principle of the gender approach that dismantles the culture, values, and traditional gender roles that reproduce and maintain the subordination of women in the economic, social, political, and cultural spheres.UN

Gender gap: Any disparity between the status or position of men and women in political, economic and/or social life.UNICEF

Gender marker: A tool to assess whether a humanitarian project is designed to ensure that women/girls and men/boys benefit equally, and contribute to gender equality.HR

Gender-age marker: A tool that assesses the degree to which humanitarian action integrates gender and age considerations.EU