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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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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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Everything counts! Valuing environmental initiatives with gender equity perspective in Latin America

This document seeks to recognize the efforts undertaken throughout the world to improve the living conditions of women and men, particularly the relationships established between them in connection with the use and benefits derived from the natural resources that surround them. This publication includes 30 experiences (from North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America) which show the progress made towards linking environment and gender. 

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