In the past, conservation policy rarely paid attention to gender issues. But this is now changing, and for a very good reason: Considering gender when planning policy helps to ensure that women benefit from the conservation action as much as men. In many countries, both women and men depend on protected areas for a living, […]
Fri, 04 May 2018 Ciudad de México. La Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) de México dan inicio a una colaboración conjunta que permitirá identificar potenciales indicadores para delinear políticas públicas que aseguren el avance hacia la igualdad de género en el país. […]
Who owns the Earth: Why the world needs women on Earth Day and beyond April 22, 2016 Representing a scientific environmental organization focused on valuing and conserving nature, we are often asked why the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has had a Global Gender Office for more than 20 years and why women’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rural Women Participate in Mexico’s Elaboration of the National REDD+ Strategy Last Friday, September 18, in Mexico City, more than a 100 women from rural areas participated in the consultation forum for the National Strategy for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (ENAREDD+). Through this construction process, ENAREDD+ expects to incorporate a gender perspective and to […]
Importancia de la equidad de género en el desarrollo rural sustentable en México Los efectos del cambio climático en el desarrollo humano son devastadores. Nos enfrentamos a un escenario donde los medios de sustento serán cada vez menos seguros. El hambre y la pobreza acentuarán las desigualdades sociales, incluidas las de género.