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Who owns the Earth: Why the world needs women on Earth Day and beyond

Who owns the Earth: Why the world needs women on Earth Day and beyond April 22, 2016 Representing a scientific environmental organization focused on valuing and conserving nature, we are often asked why the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has had a Global Gender Office for more than 20 years and why women’s […]

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New publication on gender & REDD+

New publication on gender & REDD+ April 2016 For those interested in gender as it relates to REDD+, a new publication is coming out that will be of help: Gender and Forestry:  Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains, and Emerging Issues, edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, and Marlène Elias (London, Earthscan/CIFOR, 2016).  This […]

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GECCO Webinar: Gender indicators for the energy sector: Challenges and ways forward

GECCO Webinar: Gender indicators for the energy sector The next webinar in a series on gender and renewable energy by the GECCO Energy team. Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10:00-11:30 AM ET Energy interventions have differentiated impacts on women and men, a fact that is rarely addressed, recorded or assessed by programs and projects. Empirical research suggests […]

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Of the INDCs submitted as of March 24, 2016, 40% mention “gender” and/or “women” in the context of their national priorities and ambitions for reducing emissions.

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