Regions: North America

Vínculos entre la Violencia de Género y el Medio Ambiente: La violencia de la desigualdad

Producida por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) con la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) en el marco de la iniciativa Avance de las Dimensiones de Género en el Medio Ambiente (AGENT) este estudio presenta los hallazgos sobre los vínculos entre la violencia de género y el medio ambiente para apoyar acciones fortalecidas en los sectores ambientales y de desarrollo sostenible.

The darkest side of fossil-fuel extraction

News article on the impact of fossil-fuel extraction on indigenous peoples in North America in the context of climate change with a focus on gender-based violence, including sexual abuse and exploitation, kidnapping and murder of indigenous women.

Gender and climate change in the United States: Reading of existing research

Report that reviews existing literature on the effects of climate change in the United States with a gender lens, highlighting how gender shapes experiences of climate change. The report explores the gender dimensions of the health impacts of climate change, including increased GBV, the effects of natural disasters, the employment in climate-affected sectors, the perceptions, attitudes, knowledge and behaviours regarding climate change and the environment and the gaps in literature.

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