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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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This report analyzes the gender dimensions of UNDP-supported GEF-funded projects. Of the projects considered in 2012, 61 percent reported a gender dimension to the project including specifically targeting women and girls as stakeholders, carrying out a gender needs assessment, collecting sex-disaggregated data, and conducting gender training for project staff. 

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