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.
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.
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.
This module addressed the theoretical frame about power, gender, and development, and the relationship between empowerment and participation. It analyzes the participation possibilities and power relationships within development projects, and it provides techniques to deal with the subject in order to facilitate change.
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.
Gender equality is an essential element of any action to ensure the conservation of nature and the fair and equitable access and benefit sharing (ABS) of benefits. This factsheet explains this relationship.