This report by the Africa Times shares selected findings related to sub-Saharan Africa from IUCN that climate change and environmental challenges are implicated in gender-based violence and discrimination across various links related to natural resources.
Highlighting examples from sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, this CNN article recounts examples from IUCN’s study Gender-based violence and environment linkages: The violence of inequality on how increasing destruction of the environment and diminishing natural resources fuels a rise in violence against women.
This article reviews findings from IUCN on gender-based violence and links with environmental pressures, issues and threats. The article presents views from IUCN, as well as experts from Bangladesh on these connections, and the gaps in climate-related policies at international and national levels to address them.
This paper makes a case for advancing women’s tenure rights and how international law can be used to promote those rights in the context of REDD+. It is intended for women’s rights advocates involved in climate change and REDD+, and thus presumes a general familiarity with REDD+. International human rights law is presented as an additional framework for advocates to use in their strategies and messages to advance women’s tenure rights in REDD+.