This handbook is designed to give practical guidance on improving gender and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture for staff working in fisheries agencies in Pacific Island countries and territories.
The lack of recognition of women’s contributions to the sector’s economyand to food security undervalues the economic and social benefits they provide. It also marginalizes women in the implementation of sectoral policies and increases their vulnerability, especially in small- scale capture fisheries which are already marginalized within the fishing industry. The inclusion of women’s roles and contributions in research and practice in the sector is therefore essential to addressing inequality.
In honor of International Women’s Day, IUCN’s GGO and Global Protected Areas Programme hosted the PANORAMA series webinar “Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas” to highlight and champion solutions for gender-responsive programming and management in protected areas. With opening remarks by Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser for IUCN GGO, this webinar highlighted three case studies, including […]
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about enhancing women’s participation in community land governance in rural Peru’s Puno and Ayacucho regions of the Andean Highlands.
This paper focuses on communal land. While it is not a comparative study per se, it attempts to better understand the inter- section of gender, communal land, and land reform in Namibia.
This document is a historical accumulation of WWF’s efforts in mainstreaming the issues of gender and social inclusion in conservation in order to enable more equitable use, access, control and decision over natural resource management. This publication is an outcome of learning and reflections with our implementing partners, frontline conservationists, community-based natural resource management institutions […]