Gender Considerations and Approaches: Addressing Gender-Based Violence

Climate Change and Gender-Based Violence: What are the Risks?

The Gender-Based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) Helpdesk has produced this introductory learning brief on the links between GBV and climate change as a introduction to increase literacy for GBV actors as a first step to define interventions. The brief also presents innovative programming case studies for reducing GBV in climate-related emergencies.

Profiles for change: Trang Nguyen, WildAct

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.

AGENT Webinar: Gender-Based Violence and Environment Linkages – Stories and strategies for change, a spotlight conversation with the Hariyo Ban Program

In Nepal many rural women are very dependent on natural resources such as firewood, fodder, water and traditional medicines, but they are often excluded from decision-making about their forests, and sometimes have difficulty accessing the resources they need. As part of its GESI work the Hariyo Ban Program realized it needed to tackle gender-based violence in order for women to participate more fully and safely in community forest management and sharing of forest benefits.

The Climate-Gender-Conflict Nexus

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security provides an overview of the linkages within the climate-gender-conflict nexus. It explores the climate change and conflict nexus with a gender lens, identifies gaps in frameworks, policies, knowledge and evidence, and presents best practice studies from Colombia, Sudan and Nepal. The report calls for policymakers and practitioners to invest in research and policy on the nexus to build evidence on women’s meaningful engagement for successfully addressing these challenges.

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