gender equality

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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Planting roots for a sustainable and equitable future

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 […]

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Indigenous women leading the way on climate change: A new ccGAP in Sonora

06 April 2017 Climate Change Gender Action Plans (ccGAPs) build on and enhance a country’s national climate change policy, plan or strategy by delving into gender-specific issues to create innovative mitigation, adaptation and resilience-building strategies that champion gender equality and women’s leadership. Developed via a unique, participatory, multi-stakeholder and cross-sectoral process, ccGAPs have been created and […]

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GECCO Webinar: Equidad de género en el sector energético de latinoamérica

La Serie de Webinars GECCO Energía Presenta: Equidad de género en el sector energético, explorando maneras de cómo hacerlo en el contexto latinoamericano Este webinar se llevó a cabo del 16 marzo de 2017 La transversalización de las consideraciones de género en el sector energético se está llevando a través de políticas nacionales, reformas institucionales, […]

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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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Webinar recording: Gender & Access to Energy Development in LEDS

Webinar recording: Gender & Access to Energy Development in LEDS On December 10, 2015, IUCN in collaboration with the LEDS LAC Regional Platform hosted a webinar on gender and access to energy development in low emission development strategies (LEDS). To watch the full recording (in Spanish) and learn more, please click here.

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