In Fiji, Reama Naco and Ulai Baya have been instrumental in the development of the first-ever government-supported Feedback, Grievance, and Redress Mechanism addressing gender-based risks (FGRM+) within a national Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) program. Hear from them on why GBV is important in climate action.
Through its Cool Green Science platform, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) blogs about why and how gender-based violence is a conservation issue and provides insights and a new tool adapted for public use on taking a trauma-informed response as part of a broader effort to address GBV in conservation programs.
Addressing the violence of inequality: Investing in solutions to address gender-based violence and environment links
This story shares the process, from IUCN's research to the creation of the USAID RISE Challenge, and the interventions grantees will implement to integrate GBV prevention and response into existing environment-related programming.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its more than 1,400 Member organisations and the input of some 15,000 experts. IUCN is the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.