In honor of International Women’s Day, IUCN’s GGO and Global Protected Areas Programme hosted the PANORAMA series webinar “Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas” to highlight and champion solutions for gender-responsive programming and management in protected areas. With opening remarks by Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser for IUCN GGO, this webinar highlighted three case studies, including […]
This EGI platform analysis examines the national reports submitted to the Ramsar and World Heritage Conventions to measure the extent to which women and gender concerns are addressed.
In this study, the IUCN GGO investigates reporting on women’s participation in the conservation and management of protected areas using an analysis of national reports to the Ramsar Convention and the World Heritage Convention.
Protected areas are conservation instruments created to protect a country’s natural resources. But, protected areas also constitute important tools for equity development among the populations settled within and around protected areas. This publication provides tools, techniques and recommendations to facilitate protected areas planning, management and administration to seek greater social equity, particularly among women and men.
This factsheet explains the important role of women around the world in protecting biodiversity, including agricultural biodiversity, medicinal plants, protected areas, and tropical forests.