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.
Gender Considerations and Approaches: Formal Sector Employment
Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT), a partnership between USAID and IUCN, hosted this webinar event on International Human Rights Day to reflect on the end of this year’s 16 Days Campaign to End Violence Against Women Campaign, as well as welcome these four new grantees from Guatemala, Kenya, Peru, and Vietnam
This brief summarises good practices from the two case studies, which explored gender-mainstreaming processes undertaken in projects financially supported by the CIF and African Development Bank: a forest project in Ghana and a renewable energy initiative in Morocco. Each demonstrates numerous gender-responsive strategies for realising improved results, captured in this document towards raising wider awareness on approaches.
The work presented in this AGENT annual review for the 2019 Fiscal Year (October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019) demonstrates that investments in gender equality and women’s empowerment strengthen Bureau and Mission-level capacities to meet USAID’s objectives and mandates on gender equality, and compel wider stakeholder action.
Compilation of academic papers that were presented at an international workshop on ʹMining, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoodsʹ in 2008. These articles highlight key issues and implications of integrating gender to foster sustainable livelihoods in both large-scale and informal, artisanal and small-scale mining across different regions. Gender-based violence (GBV) is identified in many of these articles, in connection with extractives.
Study on women water professional concerns in Asia. This research aims to understand the profiles, numbers and constraints suffered by women professionals employed in the water sector, which includes discrimination, sexual harassment and abuses. The study is part of a larger project aimed at strengthening integrated and gender-sensitive water resources management policy and practice in South Asia.
Publication aiming to fill existing gaps in the literature regarding women’s paid employment in agribusiness, especially with respect to emerging economies. It provides a practical look at enterprise-level practices on women’s employment in agribusiness and consider how companies can better support women employees and how this can have a positive impact on companies’ bottom line. …