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.
Liberia, a historically war-torn country characterized by an extreme wealth of biodiversity, is making significant strides with respect to gender policy during the rebuilding process. This factsheet provides an overview of such gains made within environmental decision-making roles at the civil, national and international level, providing key EGI statistics and recommendations on how to improve gender-sensitive policy and implementation.