Under a partnership on Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT), IUCN works with USAID in strengthening environmental programming through gender integration and achieving gender equality outcomes. A key area of this partnership has been focused on researching the nexus between gender-based violence (GBV) and the environment, resulting in a forthcoming paper in 2019 that will include targeted recommendations. The goal of the project is to review and collate existing knowledge and experience from across the globe to inform how the integration of GBV prevention and response in environmental programming can be strengthened.
|Our research is spanning numerous environment sectors and issues, reviewing the links and drivers between GBV, and the access to, use of and/or control over natural resources, including as related to:
||The study will also examine GBV within the context of natural resource governance and gender equality, reviewing its prevalence in:
||The impacts of instability and crises associated with climate variability and environmental degradation on GBV are also explored, including as related to:
On August 15, 2019, based on IUCN’s research, USAID has launched a Global Challenge to address gender-based violence in environmental sectors and contexts. Click here for more information and application details!
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