Climate crisis affects women, women affect climate struggle
Climate change has gender-differentiated impacts on women and men and can increase gender-based violence. This article presents the experiences of two climate activists from Turkey at the forefront of climate and gender activism.
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
Advancing gender equality in environmental migration and disaster displacement in the Caribbean
Filling data gaps on the gendered impacts of disaster displacement and environmental migration in Bahamas, Dominica, Jamaica and Cuba, this study identifies increased GBV risks as a key priority area for action.
Hear from Lola Cabnal, Asociación Ak’ Tenamit, about the intrinsic links Indigenous women have with Mother Earth – and how gender-based violence disrupts dignity, safety and agency at different levels, including in the defense of the environment.
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.
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.