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A future detoxified

Ensuring gender considerations in the management of hazardous chemicals and wastes through the Gender Action Plan of the Secretariat of the BRS Conventions In Nigeria, Stella Mojekwu pauses with worry when she sees a seemingly commonplace view: women applying lotions, deep frying foods to eat, and handling other oil-based products. As the Chief Environmental Scientist […]

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Blog: Energizing Equality in the Energy Sector

Energizing Equality in the Energy Sector By Maggie Roth and Maria Prebble Every day, millions of people flip switches to turn on the lights or warm up the house, while millions of others light candles or wood-fired stoves. While most people know that the source of the energy we use varies according to where we […]

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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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Women and wetlands: the hidden side of conservation solutions

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 […]

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An inside view of the EGI: Barbara Clabots

An inside view of the EGI: Barbara Clabots   This post was written by EGI Intern Barbara Clabots. August 28, 2016   I’ve worked with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) over the past 18 months, and my role has been to research and analyze data for the Environment […]

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EGI: New report on gender and protected areas

EGI: New report gender and protected areas April 2016 The IUCN Environment and Gender Information (EGI) team is pleased to announce the release of a new report on gender and protected areas. In this study, the EGI team investigates reporting on women’s participation in the conservation and management of protected areas by using national reports to […]

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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 launches a suite of new products on gender & climate change

GGO launches a suite of new products on gender & climate change In preparation for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) twenty-first meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP21), GGO has created new knowledge products to enhance understanding on gender and climate change. The following publications have been released in Paris at […]

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