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GECCO Webinar: Political economy: A tool for addressing gender in the energy sector

GECCO Webinar: Political economy: A tool for addressing gender in the energy sector The next webinar in a series on gender and renewable energy by the GECCO Energy team. Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 10:00am EST While efforts at integrating gender considerations into climate change mitigation and the renewable energy sector have progressed over the years, most […]

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Women and wetlands: the hidden side of conservation solutions

Women and wetlands: the hidden side of conservation solutions October 19, 2016 By Lorena Aguilar and Maggie Roth Melissa Wurramarrba, Karmelina Daniels and Daphne Daniels are three Aboriginal women rangers working as a part of the Yugal Mangi Rangers programme in the Northern Territory of Australia. There they oversee tasks such as controlled burning of […]

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22.7%

The latest data show more women than ever elected to national parliaments; the global average as of 1 June 2016 was 22.7%, according to the UNESCO Gender Review and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

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