This audio piece interviews Cate Owren, IUCN’s Senior Gender Programme Manager, on the importance of emergency planners to consider gender-based violence in weather disaster planning.
Regions: Western Europe
La violencia de género está generalizada en todo el mundo, en todas las sociedades, contextos y sectores. El estrés socioeconómicas de la pandemia del COVID-19 y las restricciones de movimiento han aumentado considerablemente los riesgos de violencia de género, en particular la violencia doméstica. Esta Nota Informativa ha sido preparada por el Programa Mundial de Gobernanza y Derechos de la UICN.
Gender-based violence is pervasive around the world, in all societies, contexts and sectors. The socio-economic stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on movement have significantly increased gender-based violence risks, particularly domestic violence. This Information Note is prepared by the IUCN Global Programme on Governance and Rights. It provides overview information for promoting awareness among environmental organisations and will be updated regularly.
Sanna Marin, the world’s youngest woman prime minister, has a plan, and she’s got a team of women in place to help her execute it. This article recounts key messages from Finland’s government on why climate change and gender are linked, and includes some data and emphasis from IUCN’s research on addressing linkages.
This article reviews findings from IUCN on gender-based violence and links with environmental pressures, issues and threats. The article presents views from IUCN, as well as experts from Bangladesh on these connections, and the gaps in climate-related policies at international and national levels to address them.