In celebration of International Mother Earth Day 2023, IUCN and USAID announced the five winners of the 2022 RISE grants challenge on 18 April 2023, in Washington, DC. With support from the RISE grants challenge, the five new projects across Central America, Eastern and Southern Africa and Southeast Asia are addressing gender-based violence in the context of environmental conservation, resource use in climate-vulnerable settings and the protection of Indigenous women environmental human rights defenders.
Addressing gender-based violence and environment linkages: Impact of the Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (RISE) grants challenge and new winners: event’s recording
Video available in
- Jamie Wen-Besson (IUCN) and Jamille Bigio (USAID)
- Mayte Gonzalez, Head Human Rights in Conservation Team - International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Rachel Vogelstein, Special Assistant to the President, Gender Policy Council and NSC Special Advisor on Gender - The White House; Corinne Hart, Senior Gender Advisor for Energy, Environment, and Climate - United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Kalliopi Mingeirou, Chief of the Ending Violence against Women Section - UN Women
- Reading Time: < 1 minute
Accessing and Controlling Natural Resources | Adaptation and Resilience | Addressing Gender-Based Violence | Addressing Masculinities | Advancing Women’s Participation and Leadership | AGENT | Asia and the Pacific | Cambodia | Climate Action | Climate Change | Climate-Related Conflict | Conservation | Decent Work and Economic Growth | English | Event | Events and News | Fisheries | Food Security Resilience | Forests | French | GBV Center | Gender Equality | Good Health and Well-being | Human Rights Case | Indigenous Women | Indonesia | IUCN | Kenya | Land and Resource Rights | Land Rights | Latin America and the Caribbean | Life Below Water | Life on Land | Mexico | No Poverty | Partnerships to achieve the Goal | Peace and Justice Strong Institutions | Philippines | Protected Areas | Protecting Defenders | Reduced Inequality | Social Inclusion and Intersectionality | Spanish | Sub-Saharan Africa | Sustainable Cities and Communities | Sustainable Landscapes | Thailand | Tourism | Women Environmental Human Rights Defenders | Zambia | Zero Hunger