In Fiji, Reama Naco and Ulai Baya have been instrumental in the development of the first-ever government-supported Feedback, Grievance, and Redress Mechanism addressing gender-based risks (FGRM+) within a national Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) program. Hear from them on why GBV is important in climate action.
Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes
Report of the Secretary General for CSW66 on Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes
Role of Climate Change in Exacerbating Sexual and Gender-Based Violence against Women: A New Challenge for International Law
This academic paper analyses the growing causal relationship between climate change and SGBV against women and girls through the review of initiatives, academic literature and existing international legal instruments and intergovernmental processes.
In the first-ever IUCN World Conservation Congress thematic session focused on understanding and addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in relation to environmental issues and threats such as climate change, member organizations discussed the steps they are taking to safeguard staff, partners and beneficiaries; tackle discriminatory norms that allow for or employ violence; and cooperate across sectors to better advance rights-based gender-responsive programming and results.
Gender-based violence and environment linkages: summary for policy makers
Published in this critical post-2020 period of environmental decision-making, and with less than a decade to meet targets of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this summary is designed to support policymakers and implementers to address and respond to GBV and environment links.
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.