Tanzania Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report Today in Tanzania gender equality is enshrined in the Constitution (1977 and its revision in 2001) and the Bill of Rights (1984). Under these the Government recognizes that women’s advancement and achievement of gender equality are a matter of human rights and a condition to social justice and reaffirms […]
This study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) analyzes data from 10 countries to learn about the prevalence and impacts of violence against women. It addressed the role that the health sector can play in preventing this violence and treating victims.
Including case studies from Brazil, Ecuador, Nepal, and Tanzania, the purpose of this booklet is to describe action research undertaken by WEDO and REDD+ SES related to gender equality and REDD+ initiatives. The action research approach utilizes by WEDO and REDD+ SES moves beyond conceptual discussions of gender equality to focus on incorporating these principles.
Abstract: One of the pre-requisites in the process of putting in place the Kikuletwa Catchment Forum is development of training materials to be used for Training of Trainers (TOT) programme covering topics in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), entrepreneurships; community participation; gender and other cross cutting issues relating to WRM, climate change and adaptation strategies and the contribution of water resources in poverty reduction. This first module is divided into three parts: participatory planning for integrated water resources management; stakeholder participation in integrated water resources management; and gender participation in water resources management and development.
Abstract: This publication shares IUCN’s experiences in developing the world’s first gender-responsive national strategies and roadmaps on climate change. Different sections outline steps and elements of creating a climate change gender action plan (ccGAP) or REDD+ roadmap; present principles behind the strategies and what has worked best; detailed case studies highlighting sectors that demonstrate the gender dimensions of climate change in different national contexts; and provide recommendations on how to move forward.
This book is divided into 3 sections. The first section explores some of the main themes currently concerning forests and gender. The second section looks at case studies from around the world, demonstrating the wealth of learning and experience that is resulting from increased awareness and integration of gender issues within forestry work. The third and final section takes a step back and examines issues and progress at the international and global levels, bringing us up to date and forecasting future challenges and developments
The objective of Tanzania’s climate change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) is to ensure that Tanzania mainstreams gender consideration into policies, programs, and strategies related to climate change. This fact-sheet highlights Tanzania’s priority areas of agriculture, water, health, energy, forests/REDD+, and coastal management.
From its initiation in July 1994, the Tanga Coastal Zone Conservation and Development Programme (Tanga Programme) in northern Tanzania, has recognised the needs of men and women and taken explicit steps to involve them both in all steps of resource management, so that greater equity can be achieved in well-being, access to resources, participation in decision making, and control over resources.