This factsheet presents an overview of current gender equality and women’s empowerment issues in the fisheries sector.
In honor of International Women’s Day, IUCN’s GGO and Global Protected Areas Programme hosted the PANORAMA series webinar “Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas” to highlight and champion solutions for gender-responsive programming and management in protected areas. With opening remarks by Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser for IUCN GGO, this webinar highlighted three case studies, including […]
Women historically have been, and remain, marginalized from the highest echelons of political power. As a result, their experiences, perspectives, leadership, and potential are untapped in governance. In international peacemaking, women are grossly underrepresented, especially in high-level processes. There are growing calls – by both international policymakers and feminists – to do more to include […]
Evidence connecting climate change to armed conflict is still evolving, but the implications of climate change for human and international security are clear. It is essential that we recognise the connections as factors affecting women, peace and security. Impacts of climate change, such as drought, floods, extreme weather events and reduced food and water security, […]
The SIBAT organisation (Sibol ng Agham at Teknolohiya or ‘Wellspring of Science and Technology’) develops Community Based Renewable Energy System (CBRES) projects as part of its work in promoting appropriate technology in the Philippines. The projects provide small, decentralised power supply systems in poor, rural communities to meet energy needs such as household and community […]
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.
This factsheet provides an overview of the status of women’s participation in environmental decision making in the Philippines. Included are key statistics from the latest EGI dataset and recommendations for moving forward.