Report

Género y Energía: Un tema de todos

Esta publicación describe entre otras cosas la responsabilidad de encontrar fuentes de energía alternativas y de hacer frente a la pobreza energética, particularmente en ámbitos rurales, recae principalmente sobre mujeres y niñas. Es fundamental, entonces, trabajar para erradicar las disparidades de acceso a la energía. También debemos trabajar para incentivar una mayor diversidad en el mercado laboral vinculado al sector. Es importante asegurar que las voces de las mujeres, sin importar su origen o situación socioeconómica, se escuchen y resuenen en la formulación de políticas en todos los niveles de los gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe.

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Using International Law to Advance Women’s Tenure Rights in REDD+

This paper makes a case for advancing women’s tenure rights and how international law can be used to promote those rights in the context of REDD+. It is intended for women’s rights advocates involved in climate change and REDD+, and thus presumes a general familiarity with REDD+. International human rights law is presented as an additional framework for advocates to use in their strategies and messages to advance women’s tenure rights in REDD+.

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Gender, climate change and food security

In most parts of the world, women play a major role in agricultural production, a critical component of food security – women farmers bring to bear valuable knowledge in seed selection, vegetative propagation and the reproduction of plants and animals. A growing body of evidence in international development establishes that gender equality at the household and community levels leads to superior agricultural and development outcomes, including increases in farm productivity and improvements in family nutrition.

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Women as change-makers in the governance of shared waters

Issues of women’s participation and gender equality in the governance of shared waters have received insufficient attention to date in both the research and practice literature, yet action is happening on the ground. Women play key roles in generating change in the way water is used, shared, and allocated, from local to transnational levels and in spite of legal, regulatory and institutional frameworks that provide little space for their participation in planning and decision- making.

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