This report attempts to rectify knowledge gaps by considering women’s voice and agency in decisions related to palm development in Indonesia, and the gendered distribution of associated benefits and costs from oil palm development.
Women make up over half the population yet have long been overlooked as a vital talent resource. Over the next decade, the impact of women on the global economy–as producers, entrepreneurs, employees, and consumers–will be at least as significant as that of China’s and India’s respective one-billion-plus populations, if not more so. Tapping into women’s economic […]
Gender equality has been at the heart of European Union (EU) policymaking since the inclusion of the principle of equal pay in the Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community in 1957. Despite the European Union’s persistent and longstanding engagement with gender equality, progress in the area remains limited. Aiming to support more effective policymaking at EU […]
This publication explores how men and women are differently impacted by the extractive industries, and the implication of this on the sustainable development of their communities, as well as on the profitability of extractive industry operations themselves.