gender equity

This paper provides support for the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the funding mechanism of the UNFCCC, to include gender mainstreaming in its funding procedures. The GCF is the first climate fund to mandate the inclusion of a gender-sensitive perspective since the creation of the fund. This paper provides examples of good practices of gender-sensitive approaches to addressing climate change adaptation and mitigation in order to identify best practices that can be utilized by the GCF. 

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Toward Equity Series: Vol. 7. Practicing what we preach: Management and decision-making processes with equity

This series offers concrete suggestions and recommendations for incorporating a gender equity perspective into every stage of the project cycle. This module of the Toward Equity Series presents definitions for management with a gender perspective, explains the strategic importance of defining policies promoting the application of concrete measures toward gender equity in organizations, reflects on how different types of organizations can be adapted to apply a gender perspective, and considers the promotion and development of personnel from a gender perspective. 

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Toward Equity Series: Vol. 6. Eyes that see hearts that feel: Equity

This series makes an effort to provide concrete suggestions and recommendations for incorporating a gender equity perspective into every stage of the project cycle. This module of the Toward Equity Series explains the development process, fundamental concepts, suggestions for activities, and the nine dimensions of gender equity indicators. 

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Gender Makes the Difference: Tourism

Worldwide, tourism is particularly important sector for women, who make up to 46% of the tourism labor force. Developing tourism policies and programs which appropriately address the specific needs and requirements of men and women, while conserving natural resources, is essential for sustainable development. Gender equity tourism policies can challenge traditional roles and stereotypes in the workforce and facilitate women’s empowerment. 

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