biodiversity

Brazil paves the way for gender equity in forest and biodiversity conservation

7 March 2017 The gender and environment landscape is slowly changing in Brazil – after several years of concerted effort by IUCN to further gender considerations, women have taken a strong lead at the forefront of biodiversity conservation and restoration efforts. On International Women’s Day, we reflect on the journey toward this achievement. Women around […]

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Gender & the Convention on Biological Diversity: From policy to practice

Gender & the Convention on Biological Diversity: From policy to practice December 12, 2016 Recognizing women’s roles as primary land and resource managers is central to the success of biodiversity policies. A recent analysis by IUCN’s Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform finds that of 254 total National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (NBSAP) reports […]

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Beyond the birds and the bees: Recognizing the fundamental link between women and biodiversity on International Women’s Day

Beyond the birds and the bees: Recognizing the fundamental link between women and biodiversity on International Women’s Day March 8 is International Women’s Day—a time to stop, reflect, appreciate and champion women around the globe. Women are leaders, professors, engineers and farmers, they are core to human existence. Women also make up make up significant […]

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GGO participates in gender & biodiversity workshop in Mexico

GGO participates in gender & biodiversity workshop in Mexico For three days in February, IUCN’s Global Gender Office (GGO) joined with over 65 women and men to work discuss gender and biodiversity in Mexico. The workshop convened to share experiences and provide input into the development of a gender-responsive National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan […]

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