RISE Challenge Annual Report presents learning and achievements of grantee organisations on how cross-sector partnerships are developing capacities and changing policy and practice in diverse contexts.
Advancing gender equality in environmental migration and disaster displacement in the Caribbean
Filling data gaps on the gendered impacts of disaster displacement and environmental migration in Bahamas, Dominica, Jamaica and Cuba, this study identifies increased GBV risks as a key priority area for action.
A sea of opportunities. A dialogue series conducted in Latin America during the pandemic explored ways to promote gender equality in the fisheries sector
Women role in fisheries in Latin America is often invisible. This article highlights main takeaways from a series of virtual dialogues on the Gender Dimension in Fisheries with conservation organisations and local fishworkers in the region.
Hear from Lola Cabnal, Asociación Ak’ Tenamit, about the intrinsic links Indigenous women have with Mother Earth – and how gender-based violence disrupts dignity, safety and agency at different levels, including in the defense of the environment.
In the first-ever IUCN World Conservation Congress thematic session focused on understanding and addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in relation to environmental issues and threats such as climate change, member organizations discussed the steps they are taking to safeguard staff, partners and beneficiaries; tackle discriminatory norms that allow for or employ violence; and cooperate across sectors to better advance rights-based gender-responsive programming and results.
Protecting people and biodiversity: Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) and conservation links
In Kenya and Peru, IUCN Members are working with local partners through the USAID Resilient, Inclusive & Sustainable Environments (RISE) Challenge to address GBV in environment-related programming. See a short story on how Conservation International, PROMSEX, Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association, Fauna & Flora International, and others are taking action to protect people and biodiversity.
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.