gender policy

Webinar: Reaping the benefits of energy access: gender, policy, and practice

In this webinar, we’ll be joined by several speakers who will speak about their experience with gender & energy policy and practice in the context of rural development. We’ll be guided by questions such as – what must still be done at the policy level to ensure that women and girls have access to energy – and that they benefit from this access?

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This document introduces the type of support the Gender and Energy Technical Advisory Team (GETAT) team can provide to Norad, Norwegian Embassies and their partners in incorporating a gender sensitive approach into the design and implementation of projects.

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Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender-Sensitive

This document, prepared jointly by IUCN, UNDP and UNISDR, provides policy and practical guidelines to assist national governments with the integration of gender into disaster risk reduction, particularly within the context of climate change. Included is a summary of global progress on gender-sensitive risk reduction efforts.

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This Strategy outline’s tha European Commission’s dedication to equal economic independence, equal pay for equal work, equality in decision-making, an end to gender-based violence, gender equality in external actions, and horizontal issues.

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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 unavoidable current: Gender policies for the environmental sectors in Mesoamerica

Following the process of developing gender equity policies in the environmental and natural resource management sectors in Mesoamerica during the late 1990s, this publication outlines the importance of such policies.   By differentiating a policy declaration and an action plan, IUCN highlights key strategies and components of creating successful public policies to integrate gender equity and sustainable development. 

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