"environment and gender index"

Participación de mujeres y hombres en espacios de toma de decisión sobre medio ambiente y desarrollo sostenible

En su fase inicial, la EGEDS-PY recopiló la información y datos disponibles y los relacionó con el contexto de desigualdad existente entre mujeres y hombres en la Península de Yucatán. Se centró en diversos sectores vinculados con el desarrollo sostenible como son: educación y participación económica, medios de vida, tenencia de la tierra, participación social […]

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Acceso de las mujeres a la propiedad de la tierra y sus recursos

En su fase inicial, la EGEDS-PY recopiló la información y datos disponibles y los relacionó con el contexto de desigualdad existente entre mujeres y hombres en la Península de Yucatán. Se centró en diversos sectores vinculados con el desarrollo sostenible como son: educación y participación económica, medios de vida, tenencia de la tierra, participación social […]

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Toma de decisiones y participación de las mujeres en Áreas Naturales Protegidas (ANP)

En su fase inicial, la EGEDS-PY recopiló la información y datos disponibles y los relacionó con el contexto de desigualdad existente entre mujeres y hombres en la Península de Yucatán. Se centró en diversos sectores vinculados con el desarrollo sostenible como son: educación y participación económica, medios de vida, tenencia de la tierra, participación social y […]

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REDD+: An opportunity for gender equality, R-PP Infographic

READINESS PREPARATION PROPOSALS REDD+ projects support developing countries in reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, while promoting sustainable conservation and management of forest resources. Readiness Preparation Proposals (R-PPs) are submitted by REDD+ Country Participants to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility. R-PPs from 45 countries were analyzed for keyword frequency and content to measure gender-responsiveness […]

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Gender and Climate Finance: New Data on Women in Decision-Making Positions

Climate change impacts and responses are not gender-neutral; thus, climate financing mechanisms and resource allocations meant to address these differentiated impacts must be gender-responsive. Women’s direct participation in climate change decision making, including in governing bodies of climate finance mechanisms, is a crucial aspect to effectively and equitably designing, implementing, and funding climate solutions. A gender-responsive climate finance architecture can play […]

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Gender in Mitigation Actions: EGI Brief

To effectively, efficiently, and equitably respond to climate change, countries must develop gender-responsive mitigation and adaptation strategies—not least because women are among those disproportionately and adversely affected by climate change and are seldom included in relevant decision-making processes to identify and implement solutions. Mitigation actions are measures undertaken to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and […]

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EGI: Women’s Participation in Global Environmental Decision Making factsheet

EGI: Women’s Participation in Global Environmental Decision Making Women’s voice and agency are essential for the governance of natural resources because of their diverse experiences as farmers, fishers, household providers, and entrepreneurs. However, their perspectives are often unrecognized and their needs unmet in shaping and applying environmental policy. Ensuring that gender perspectives and women’s knowledge, needs, and capacities inform […]

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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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