This study provides insight into the successes and shortcomings of the response to women’s needs in the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. In order to inform future action, this report highlights the importance of gender-responsive emergency response and long-term recovery processes. Finally, this study offers a resource to policymakers and practitioners for implementing and mainstreaming gender-responsive perspectives and policies.
Perceiving a gap in the resources available to individuals and organizations concerned about the gendered experiences of climate change, GGCA commissioned this literature review in early 2016 in order to provide the most up-to- date assessment of the current evidence base illustrating how vulnerability to climate change and climate adaptation decisions vary by gender. This is […]
• The Nordic Countries’ objectives for the integration of gender issues into climate policies • Examples of Nordic-backed initiatives linking gender and climate issues
Roots for the Future: the Landscape and Way Forward on Gender and Climate Change presents the latest research, data, strategies, and results on gender and climate change policymaking and programming.
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 […]
This handbook indicates ways for local governments to integrate the gender dimensions of climate change into the various stages of policy-making. The focus is on low- and middle-income countries. The handbook is not meant to be exhaustive, but rather a starting point which introduces gender concepts and gender dimensions of climate change as well as […]
This policy statement, adopted by IUCN in 1998, highlights the important role gender plays in environmental protection and affirms IUCN’s commitment to gender equity.
This publication, produced jointly by the UN, UNDP, World Bank Group and GFDDR, guides governments in developing disaster recovery frameworks. Included are best practices that promote inclusiveness and sustainability, which can be adapted and applied to a variety of situations.
This briefing outlines the consequences of climate change with respect to human rights and the obligations states have to address them. Included is a set of recommendations for the UNFCCC to integrate human rights into their existing framework.
This document provides definitions of empowerment, approaches to empowerment in policy and practice, indicators of empowerment, and implications for policy and strategy.