Progress report on gender mainstreaming: UNEP CBD COP 11
This paper explains the progress made toward the Gender Action Plan which became part of the Convention on Biological Diversity in 2008. This GAP recognizes that gender equality and women’s empowerment are important prerequisites for environmental conservation and sustainable development. With respect to developing gender indicators, the IUCN has proposed the Environment-Gender Index. This report highlights progress in the policy, organizational, delivery, and constituency spheres.