Africa

Tanzania Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

Tanzania Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report Today in Tanzania gender equality is enshrined in the Constitution (1977 and its revision in 2001) and the Bill of Rights (1984). Under these the Government recognizes that women’s advancement and achievement of gender equality are a matter of human rights and a condition to social justice and reaffirms […]

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Mozambique Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

The Republic of Mozambique was a trailblazer on connecting issues of gender and climate change by pursuing a Gender, Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan in early 2010 – making Mozambique’s the first government in the world to create such a policy and program for implementation.

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REDD+ initiatives pose many potential challenges while offering many potential benefits for local communities, specifically women. As such, Uganda has worked with IUCN to ensure that their REDD+ initiatives include a gender perspective and act to empower local communities while conserving essential forests. This publication reports the outcomes of workshops for multiple stakeholder including women’s organizations which form the basis of this roadmap to support mainstreaming of gender in REDD+ processes in Uganda. 

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The AU’s Gender Policy focuses on closing the equality gap between men and women in general and particularly addressing gender inequalities which have resulted in women’s disempowerments and the feminisation of poverty, in order to have a better understanding of the contribution of women in development.

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The objective of this Convention is to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa, through effective action at all levels with a view to contributing to the achievement of sustainable development in affected areas.

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Including case studies from Brazil, Ecuador, Nepal, and Tanzania, the purpose of this booklet is to describe action research undertaken by WEDO and REDD+ SES related to gender equality and REDD+ initiatives. The action research approach utilizes by WEDO and REDD+ SES moves beyond conceptual discussions of gender equality to focus on incorporating these principles. 

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The Art of Implementation: Gender Strategies Transforming National and Regional Climate Change Decision Making

Abstract: This publication shares IUCN’s experiences in developing the world’s first gender-responsive national strategies and roadmaps on climate change. Different sections outline steps and elements of creating a climate change gender action plan (ccGAP) or REDD+ roadmap; present principles behind the strategies and what has worked best; detailed case studies highlighting sectors that demonstrate the gender dimensions of climate change in different national contexts; and provide recommendations on how to move forward.

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Forests & Gender

This book is divided into 3 sections. The first section explores some of the main themes  currently concerning forests and gender. The second section looks at case studies  from around the world, demonstrating the wealth of learning and experience that is  resulting from increased awareness and integration of gender issues within forestry work. The third and final section takes a step back and examines issues and progress at the international and global levels, bringing us up to date and forecasting future challenges and developments

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