Shifting gender norms to reduce violence in Peru’s Nuwas Forest
See this brief for an overview on Conservation International Foundation (CI) and PROMSEX's work to implement the RISE grants challenge project on building an Alto Mayo Landscape Without Gender Violence.
Gender Equality and Climate Finance Technical Brief
The USAID technical brief on Gender Equality and Climate Finance, which outlines how gender-responsive climate finance offers a pathway to achieve equitable climate action and support a low-carbon future. The work presented in this brief demonstrates that to ensure equitable climate action outcomes, climate finance must explicitly consider the gendered impacts of climate change and gender disparities in access to finance. This brief provides insights into overcoming barriers to gender-responsive climate finance, provides recommendations for interventions, and includes more about the work USAID is already doing in this domain. Additional resources can be found at the end of the document.
Engaging men and boys to address gender-based violence in coastal biodiversity management
Spotlight conversation with the Regional Coastal Biodiversity Project, on the importance of engaging men to shift gender norms towards positive masculinities, address gender-based violence, and build more resilient communities and coastal-marine ecosystems through improved gender equality.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its more than 1,400 Member organisations and the input of some 15,000 experts. IUCN is the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.
Published in @IUCN_CEESP's Special Issue of Policy Matters, our article explores the gender-differentiated forms of violence faced by environmental human rights defenders (#EHRD) and highlights the need for a gendered perspective:
The #AGENT_usaid's Strengthening Safeguard tool provides an array of interventions that environment programs, donors and practitioners could consider to address #GBV across environment-related contexts.
Explore it here:
Colombian #women play a critical role at the national level in leading public institutions that protect the country’s natural resources and biodiversity.
@USAID_Colombia introduces four women who exemplify the work that many of them carry out every day ...