Producida por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) con la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) en el marco de la iniciativa Avance de las Dimensiones de Género en el Medio Ambiente (AGENT) este estudio presenta los hallazgos sobre los vínculos entre la violencia de género y el medio ambiente para apoyar acciones fortalecidas en los sectores ambientales y de desarrollo sostenible.
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News article on the gendered impacts of deforestation and palm oil plantations in Papua New Guinea, including increased discrimination and violence against women, particularly indigenous women, as a consequence of resources loss and food insecurity, as well as due to women’s leading role in the defence of lands.
Report of the USAID funded Hariyo Ban Program, implemented by WWF Nepal, CARE, the National Trust for Nature Conservation and the Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal, covering the period 2011-2016. The project aimed to reduce adverse impacts of climate change and threats to biodiversity in Nepal and included a special focus for reducing gender-based …
Policy report that analyzes how women’s empowerment and the sustainable use of natural resources can be pursued together to help build lasting peace. Written for policy-makers and practitioners, it aims to contribute to a broader discussion about development challenges in peacebuilding contexts. Gender-based violence (GBV) is identified as a risk in conflict settings and can …
Reviewing over 1,000 sources of information, gathering nearly 100 case study submissions and having analyzed survey responses from over 300 practitioners along with numerous expert-informant interviews, this study focuses on three major areas where GBV-environment linkages act as barriers to equitable, effective, rights-based conservation and sustainable development: access and control over natural resources; environmental pressures and threats; and environmental action to conserve, defend and protect natural resources.
This Resource Guide was developed by IUCN under its partnership with USAID on Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT). It identifies key resources, risks and opportunities, and best practices relevant to integrating gender equity and inclusion in sustainable commodity production and sourcing for TFA Partners.