Gender equality and women’s empowerment are globally recognised priorities, matters of fundamental human rights, and prerequisites for sustainable development (IUCN, 2018; World Economic Forum, 2015). Understanding the gender-environment nexus is not only key to understanding social and environmental inequities and barriers to sustainable development, but to unlocking options for transformative action, as well. Data gaps […]
Para comprender cómo se está incorporando el género en las actividades relacionadas con SEforALL, la Oficina Global de Género de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) realizó una evaluación de 67 documentos de acciones nacionales de SEforALL, procedentes de 56 países.
Women possess unique knowledge and skills crucial to mitigate, adapt, and build resilience to climate change and other environmental, social, economic, and political risks. Ensuring that women’s voices inform sound policy making is critical to environmental management and improved livelihoods.
A 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) analysis of 192 energy frameworks found that sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s regional leader in acknowledging gender considerations in national energy frameworks. To continue to understand the extent to which gender considerations are being integrated in national energy frameworks across SSA, IUCN GGO, in coordination with Power Africa, conducted an assessment of 45 energy frameworks from 29 different SSA countries.
The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members and observers of Conventions’ Subsidiary Bodies, and national focal […]
La presente evaluación se ha llevado a cabo con el fin de determinar y comprender el grado en que se han abordado las consideraciones de género en las políticas, planes y estrategias energéticas en todo el mundo. Los hallazgos ofrecen información sobre las formas en que los gobiernos están reconociendo las consideraciones de género en […]
Citation: Prebble, M. and Rojas, A. (2017). Energizing Equality: the importance of integrating gender equality principles in national energy policies and frameworks. Washington, USA: IUCN and USAID This assessment has been conducted to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations have been addressed in energy policies, plans and strategies worldwide. Findings offer insights into […]
A full report on this dataset is available here! The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members […]
This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women and gender equality considerations are included and addressed in Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) county action documents.
NBSAPs are key instruments for defining priorities and modalities for effective, efficient and equitable biodiversity management at the national level and across key sectors. As such, they provide important opportunities to recognize and integrate women’s empowerment and gender equality considerations.