In this webinar, IUCN, USAID, and a wide range of experts and leaders from across disciplines discuss these critical linkages, exploring policy frameworks, leveraging lessons and resources across sectors, and strategies for on-the-ground action to realize rights and resilience, together.
Focusing on the 2021 Texas winter storm, this report draws on expertise from IUCN and other UN reports on the link between severe weather events and gender-based violence, which has been shown to be more lethal during incidents of extreme weather which is a global problem that is not just linked to smaller, less-wealthy countries.
In Nepal many rural women are very dependent on natural resources such as firewood, fodder, water and traditional medicines, but they are often excluded from decision-making about their forests, and sometimes have difficulty accessing the resources they need. As part of its GESI work the Hariyo Ban Program realized it needed to tackle gender-based violence in order for women to participate more fully and safely in community forest management and sharing of forest benefits.
Cette note d’information du SRJS passe en revue les défis sexospécifiques auxquels les femmes défenseurs des droits humains environnementaux sont confrontées, y compris la violence sexiste, et formule des recommandations à l’intention de la société civile et des gouvernements pour renforcer les protections.