This research paper ‘Towards a gender-responsive implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity’ was initially prepared by UN-Women, with inputs from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Bioversity International, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for the capacity-building workshop on gender […]
This research is focussed on the gendered use of energy in the street food sector in Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa. ENERGIA explores the links between use of modern energy services (MESs) and empowerment of men and women in the street food sector.
This handbook is designed to give practical guidance on improving gender and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture for staff working in fisheries agencies in Pacific Island countries and territories.
The lack of recognition of women’s contributions to the sector’s economyand to food security undervalues the economic and social benefits they provide. It also marginalizes women in the implementation of sectoral policies and increases their vulnerability, especially in small- scale capture fisheries which are already marginalized within the fishing industry. The inclusion of women’s roles and contributions in research and practice in the sector is therefore essential to addressing inequality.
This report presents experiences from ENERGIA’s Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) programme in Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda
The fisheries sector has long been considered a male domain, signifying a sense of adventure and risk valued by men but from which women are often excluded. However, women’s engagement in small-scale capture sheries- related activities, including pre- and post-harvesting work, is estimated at 46% in nine major sh producing countries
This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) examines the question of gender equity throughout sector.
This paper explores the link between gender and climate and disaster risk finance and insurance (with a particular focus on climate risk insurance) and provide recommendations.
This paper argues that optimising development co-benefits from the simultaneous implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), such as goal 5 on Gender Equality and 13 on Climate Action, is an essential and powerful solution for the success of the Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda.
As the Paris Agreement enters into force, the Gender Just Climate Solutions shown in this publication are aimed at making gender equality and women’s rights central to just climate action.