The Gender-Based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) Helpdesk has produced this introductory learning brief on the links between GBV and climate change as a introduction to increase literacy for GBV actors as a first step to define interventions. The brief also presents innovative programming case studies for reducing GBV in climate-related emergencies.
Focusing on the 2021 Texas winter storm, this report draws on expertise from IUCN and other UN reports on the link between severe weather events and gender-based violence, which has been shown to be more lethal during incidents of extreme weather which is a global problem that is not just linked to smaller, less-wealthy countries.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security provides an overview of the linkages within the climate-gender-conflict nexus. It explores the climate change and conflict nexus with a gender lens, identifies gaps in frameworks, policies, knowledge and evidence, and presents best practice studies from Colombia, Sudan and Nepal. The report calls for policymakers and practitioners to invest in research and policy on the nexus to build evidence on women’s meaningful engagement for successfully addressing these challenges.
El análisis de género de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible 1, 2, 5, 6, 13 y 15 revisa las políticas nacionales y los acuerdos internacionales sobre violencia de género, las barreras socio-económicas y culturales a las que se enfrentan mujeres y hombres, incluida la violencia de género, y los esfuerzos de las mujeres para conseguir alternativas sustentables de convivencia mutua entre los seres humanos y la naturaleza en cinco países de América Latina.
The gender analysis of the Sustainable Development Goals 1, 2, 5, 6, 13 and 15 reviews national policies and international agreements on gender equality; the socio-economic and cultural barriers women and men face, including GBV; and women’s groups efforts to achieve mutual coexistence between people and nature in five countries in Latin America.
This USAID report details the experience and positive results of a recent pilot to increase women’s representation in local Community Resources Boards in Zambia, which are responsible for local governance of natural resources, including the strategies used and the outcomes in the election results, and lessons learned.