The Environment and Gender Index 2013 Pilot

For the past two decades, governments have established new international mandates ensuring that gender equality and women’s empowerment are central to environmental decision-making and sustainable development. However, the lack of a mechanism to monitor and measure government progress has contributed to little or no implementation of these mandates. The EGI provides the first quantitative data […]

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Results of the Environment and Gender Index (EGI)

This factsheet provides the summary results of the 2013 pilot of the Environment and Gender Index. The Environment and Gender Index (EGI)—a project of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)—monitors gender equality and women’s empowerment in the environmental arena. The aim is to measure progress, improve information, and empower countries to take steps forward for gender equality and for the environment.

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