IUCN GGO is pleased to share a two-part video series, “Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women” from the Institute for Global Environmental Studies (IGES). The documentary series follows some of the work carried out under a project led by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to build capacity of governments in Cambodia, Laos and […]
A full report on this dataset is coming soon! The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members […]
Shared Resources, Joint Solutions (SRJS) is an expansive programme that spans 16 countries and focuses on increasing food and water security and climate resilience. Gender equality and inclusivity principles are key, cross-cutting goals of the SRJS programme.
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 publication presents IFAD’s first glossary of terms related to gender issues.
This review examines the impact of desertification on women, their role in the management of natural resources and drylands, and the constraints they face.
El estudio de la relación entre género y medio ambiente marcó un hito en la investigación ambiental a nivel mundial. En México, destacadas especialistas dieron la pauta al analizar las distintas formas en que la condición de género interviene en el acceso, manejo y control de los recursos naturales, en particular en ámbitos rurales. En […]
The ECOWAS Programme on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN), since its establishment in 2013, has worked to steer ECOWAS Member States towards the direction of mainstreaming gender in policy formulation, legislative drafting, energy project and programme design and implementation, with the intention to promote equality in energy development through equal access to resources and […]
Combatting land degradation is a key component of the post 2015 development agenda. The linkage between land degradation and other global environmental challenges is more recognized than ever before. We must leverage the increasing attention being given to land to further promote sustainable land management and rehabilitation of degraded land as solutions to multiple environmental […]
The range of measures often emphasized in gendered efforts to reverse desertification and land degradation and mitigate the effects of drought (DLDD) include improving the participation of women in decision-making, building the capacity of women’s organizations, eliminating illiteracy among women, minimizing the heavy workload on women and eliminating gender disparities in employment and in the […]