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Using International Law to Advance Women’s Tenure Rights in REDD+

This paper makes a case for advancing women’s tenure rights and how international law can be used to promote those rights in the context of REDD+. It is intended for women’s rights advocates involved in climate change and REDD+, and thus presumes a general familiarity with REDD+. International human rights law is presented as an additional framework for advocates to use in their strategies and messages to advance women’s tenure rights in REDD+.

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Gender Matters in Forest Landscape Restoration

Delving into Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) and gender equality considerations, this infographic looks at restoration efforts, safeguards, opportunities and more. With a host of benefits available for those practicing restoration also comes risks, and this publications outlines the issues involved and ways to move forward.

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Effective gender mainstreaming requires plans, resources and dedicated people to ensure that commitments are translated into action and actual change on the ground. The handbook, ‘Gender Mainstreaming Made Easy’ is an adaptation and update of the contents and materials used at the programme staff gender training under the same title. The handbook encompasses a number of […]

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Gender, climate change and food security

In most parts of the world, women play a major role in agricultural production, a critical component of food security – women farmers bring to bear valuable knowledge in seed selection, vegetative propagation and the reproduction of plants and animals. A growing body of evidence in international development establishes that gender equality at the household and community levels leads to superior agricultural and development outcomes, including increases in farm productivity and improvements in family nutrition.

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Women as change-makers in the governance of shared waters

Issues of women’s participation and gender equality in the governance of shared waters have received insufficient attention to date in both the research and practice literature, yet action is happening on the ground. Women play key roles in generating change in the way water is used, shared, and allocated, from local to transnational levels and in spite of legal, regulatory and institutional frameworks that provide little space for their participation in planning and decision- making.

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Gender Tool Kit: Energy Going Beyond the Meter

This resource contains key questions to be asked during gender analysis, examples of gender-inclusive design features and gender indicators, and a number of case studies of recent Asian Development Bank-financed projects.

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GLA and gender webinar: Mainstreaming gender in the project cycle

This webinar features a presentation by Jackie Siles, Senior Gender Programme Manager at IUCN, and outlines key considerations to mainstream gender throughout the project cycle, including through a gender analysis, indicators, budgeting, and activities. This webinar is the second of two gender webinars facilitated by IUCN GGO for the GLA Programme, and is available in English, French and Spanish.

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