protected areas

PANORAMA Webinar Series: Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas

In honor of International Women’s Day, IUCN’s GGO and Global Protected Areas Programme hosted the PANORAMA series webinar “Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas” to highlight and champion solutions for gender-responsive programming and management in protected areas. With opening remarks by Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser for IUCN GGO, this webinar highlighted three case studies, including […]

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In search of the lost gender: Equity in protected areas

Protected areas are conservation instruments created to protect a country’s natural resources. But, protected areas also constitute important tools for equity development among the populations settled within and around protected areas. This publication provides tools, techniques and recommendations to facilitate protected areas planning, management and administration to seek greater social equity, particularly among women and men.

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Gender and Biodiversity

This factsheet explains the important role of women around the world in protecting biodiversity, including agricultural biodiversity, medicinal plants, protected areas, and tropical forests.

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