gender sensitive

The purpose of this case study is to present the findings of the practical implementation of solar warm water heaters as a new and specifically adapted technology to rural Georgian communities, and its gender implications. The Case Study will conclude with recommendations of how the successful spreading of solar heating can be scaled up through […]

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This handbook indicates ways for local governments to integrate the gender dimensions of climate change into the various stages of policy-making. The focus is on low- and middle-income countries. The handbook is not meant to be exhaustive, but rather a starting point which introduces gender concepts and gender dimensions of climate change as well as […]

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The Sendai Framework is built on elements which ensure continuity with the work done by States and other stakeholders under the Hyogo Framework for Action and introduces a number of innovations as called for during the consultations and negotiations. Many commentators have identified the most significant shifts as a strong emphasis on disaster risk management […]

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Vulnerability assessments are a vital component of adaptation efforts as vulnerabilities can vary greatly over time and space, and determine what parts of society are most at risk. Adaptation efforts can even create greater vulnerabilities for some groups, particularly women, in the process of assisting others. This report examines these complexities in the shifting vulnerabilities to climate change arising from an evolving social, economic, ecological and political landscape in the Lake Faguibine region of Mali.

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This policy statement, adopted by IUCN in 1998, highlights the important role gender plays in environmental protection and affirms IUCN’s commitment to gender equity.

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