AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]
This factsheet presents an overview of current gender equality and women’s empowerment issues in the fisheries sector.
A full report on this dataset is available here! The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members […]
Gender Equality Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is a unique partner-led initiative to promote investment in coastal ecosystem conservation for sustainable development. In all regions of the world, women and men have unique relationships with, dependency upon, and expertise regarding their environment. Poor understanding of the roles and contributions that both genders bring often leads […]
A powerful tool in the fight against climate change: Small farmers with secure rights to land are better environmental stewards.
• The Nordic Countries’ objectives for the integration of gender issues into climate policies • Examples of Nordic-backed initiatives linking gender and climate issues
Clean cooking provides tangible impacts at both the macro- and household-level that empower individuals, women in particular, to improve their well-being and the environment around them.
Climate change impacts and responses are not gender-neutral; thus, climate financing mechanisms and resource allocations meant to address these differentiated impacts must be gender-responsive. Women’s direct participation in climate change decision making, including in governing bodies of climate finance mechanisms, is a crucial aspect to effectively and equitably designing, implementing, and funding climate solutions. A gender-responsive climate finance architecture can play […]
Survey responses illustrate how gender considerations are being integrated in environmental ministries.
EGI: Women’s Participation in Global Environmental Decision Making Women’s voice and agency are essential for the governance of natural resources because of their diverse experiences as farmers, fishers, household providers, and entrepreneurs. However, their perspectives are often unrecognized and their needs unmet in shaping and applying environmental policy. Ensuring that gender perspectives and women’s knowledge, needs, and capacities inform […]