Photo by WECAN By Lorena Aguilar 05 June 2018 Today, as we celebrate World Environment Day there is a group without equal in deserving recognition: environmental defenders. Little is known about them, even fewer know that many of these environmental defenders, especially in Latin America, are courageous women – of which many have given their […]
In order to attend this session, it is mandatory to register for the European Development Days (EDD) held 5-6 June in Brussels. Registration closes on 25 May, see more information here. This session will be held Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 16:00-17:30, at Tour & Taxi, Brussels. Gender equality and women’s empowerment is a prerequisite to effective conservation, […]
26 April 2017 In Malawi, when asked what trees should be planted as a part of forest landscape restoration (FLR) projects, local stakeholders—predominantly male—suggested trees that provide timber, charcoal, and furniture-making materials commonly used only to provide sources of income. However, in these communities, planting trees and restoring the landscape provides opportunities and benefits for […]
Please enjoy this short video prepared by UICN-ORMACC on women’s roles in water management, conservation, and education in the Goascorán Basin in Honduras and El Salvador. To find out more visit http://www.waterandnature.org/initiatives/bridge-building-river-dialogue-and-governance
Women and wetlands: the hidden side of conservation solutions October 19, 2016 By Lorena Aguilar and Maggie Roth Melissa Wurramarrba, Karmelina Daniels and Daphne Daniels are three Aboriginal women rangers working as a part of the Yugal Mangi Rangers programme in the Northern Territory of Australia. There they oversee tasks such as controlled burning of […]
Quisiéramos empezar el año compartiendo con Ustedes una entrevista a Lorena Aguilar, Consejera Mundial de Género de UICN, que se realizó en el marco de la clausura del Grupo de Desarrollo de Capacidades en Género y Conservación,, el pasado mes de noviembre.