gender-responsive

The Key to Climate Change Adaptation

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) hosted a conversation on integrating women’s participation into climate change adaptation on February 26, 2018 in conjunction with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office. Issues of climate change and natural disasters are of utmost importance to Dr. Minerva Pinelo from Belize’s Community Preparedness and Resilience Project. As […]

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UNCCD COP12: Gender Responsive Forest Landscape Restoration

UNCCD COP12: Gender Responsive Forest Landscape Restoration Today more than 1.6 billion people in the world rely heavily on forest resources for their livelihoods. Forests provide us with clean water, regulates climate and protects biodiversity as well as it is source of income, fuel and food. Fifty percent of these 1.6 billion people are women. […]

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Stop being so sensitive! The shift from gender-sensitive to gender-responsive action

Stop being so sensitive! The shift from gender-sensitive to gender-responsive action From Costa Rica to Cameroon, women are the primary users of many natural resources—playing essential roles in forestry management, sustainable conservation, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. Globally, women’s heavy dependence on natural resources and its associated products also means that they often have […]

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