This paper makes a case for advancing women’s tenure rights and how international law can be used to promote those rights in the context of REDD+. It is intended for women’s rights advocates involved in climate change and REDD+, and thus presumes a general familiarity with REDD+. International human rights law is presented as an additional framework for advocates to use in their strategies and messages to advance women’s tenure rights in REDD+.
This briefing paper explores the key human rights and envi-ronmental and social principles set forth in the preamble of the Paris Agreement.
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 case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about including gender in a project designed to assist communities and individuals to secure their rights to forests.
This review examines the impact of desertification on women, their role in the management of natural resources and drylands, and the constraints they face.
As part of its work, Semilla de Sol has built participatory management models to develop community-level renewable energy projects. These models include a strategy to foster gender equity in the implementation of their projects in the Ixil and Zona Reina regions in the Department of Quiché, in Guatemala. The Batzchocolá Community Micro Hydroelectric Plant, located […]
Semilla de Sol, como parte de su esquema de trabajo, ha construido participativamente modelos de gestión para el desarrollo de proyectos de energía renovable a nivel comunitario, en la que ha insertado una estrategia para desencadenar relaciones con equidad de género en la implementación de sus proyectos en la región Ixil y Zona Reina en […]
The Association of Indigenous Village Leaders (Vereniging van Inheemse Dorpshoofden in Suriname – “VIDS”) is an association of indigenous village leaders from every indigenous village in Suriname. VIDS was established by village leaders in 1992 and its goals and objectives are to promote and defend the rights of indigenous peoples, to speak for indigenous peoples at the national and international […]
Indigenous women in the Americans often remain left out of conversations regarding extractive industries despite being disproportionately affected by their presence. This toolkit serves to educate indigenous women about the ways in which they can engage with the Inter-American human rights framework and boost advocacy.
The issues pertaining to indigenous women and biodiversity conservation should be considered by governments, international organizations and conservation institutions a key component of broader policy and action related to sustainable development and indigenous rights.