Ecuador

This final strategy-based document focuses on OLADE countries’ energy sectors and the state of gender focus on energy issues (status report) and presents a gender analysis based on this data with an introduction on key concepts and a SWOT analysis that contributed to identifying the key objectives or components of the strategy. Lastly it presents […]

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Women in Environmental Decision Making: Case Studies in Ecuador, Liberia and The Philippines

Despite a high rate of involvement within the environmental sector, women, who often rely on natural resources in their daily lives for basic subsistence needs, have a low rate of participation in environmental decision making. IUCN’s Global Gender Office, in collaboration with Conservation International, has produced this report to examine the status of women in environmental decision making roles in Liberia, Ecuador and The Philippines. The report highlights the gaps in country-specific policy and implementation pertaining to women and the environment, and offers recommendations on how to remedy the issues at hand.

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Women in Environmental Decision Making in Ecuador

Ecuador is considered a leader in environmental stewardship within Latin America. Nevertheless, significant progress can be made to further the role of gender in environmental policy and leadership. This case study provides an overview and key EGI statistics for Ecuador on the role of women in environmental decision making at the civil, national and international level.

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