Protecting people and biodiversity: Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) and conservation links
In Kenya and Peru, IUCN Members are working with local partners through the USAID Resilient, Inclusive & Sustainable Environments (RISE) Challenge to address GBV in environment-related programming. See a short story on how Conservation International, PROMSEX, Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association, Fauna & Flora International, and others are taking action to protect people and biodiversity.
5 Ways USAID Empowers Women as Leaders Against the Climate Crisis
In this International Women's Day blog from USAID, the AGENT partnership on Advancing Gender in the Environment with IUCN is featured among initiatives geared to address women's leadership in solving the climate crisis.
Meet Trang Nguyen, the Founder and Executive Director of WildAct, Vietnam. Trang is leading a RISE grant-winning project and shares insights on why she is passionate about ending harassment in conservation workplaces.
Sex trafficking in the Philippines: How typhoons and desperation make women and children more vulnerable
Blog article about the increased vulnerability of women and children to the impacts of weather-related disasters. It reports an increase in sex trafficking in the Philippines after the typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
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