EGI: New report on gender and protected areas

EGI: New report gender and protected areas April 2016 The IUCN Environment and Gender Information (EGI) team is pleased to announce the release of a new report on gender and protected areas. In this study, the EGI team investigates reporting on women’s participation in the conservation and management of protected areas by using national reports to […]

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A Journey of Gender-related events at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

A Journey of Gender-related events at the IUCN World Conservation Congress   Events coordinated by IUCN GGO Events participated in by IUCN GGO Other gender-related events worth checking out! Friday, September 2: 5:00-7:00pm: Engaging the other half: practical things you can do to integrate women into natural resource management projects IUCN GGO, Conservation International, The […]

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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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Can Better Data Lead to More Women in Environmental Leadership? By Maggie Roth, IUCN Global Gender Office Posted: April 11, 2016; Originally posted on the Wilson Center’s NewSecurityBeat.   The saying goes, what hasn’t been counted doesn’t count. Our latest datasets for the Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform are proving this true. It is […]

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Gender and REDD+ Case Study Series This Gender and REDD+ Case Study Series was prepared for IUCN with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative. GECCO leverages advancements in women’s empowerment and gender equality through, and for, the benefit of climate change and […]

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Beyond the birds and the bees: Recognizing the fundamental link between women and biodiversity on International Women’s Day

Beyond the birds and the bees: Recognizing the fundamental link between women and biodiversity on International Women’s Day March 8 is International Women’s Day—a time to stop, reflect, appreciate and champion women around the globe. Women are leaders, professors, engineers and farmers, they are core to human existence. Women also make up make up significant […]

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