Brief on Women’s Refugee Commission Fuel and Firewood Initiative to reduce the vulnerability of displaced women and children to harmful consequences associated with cooking fuel collection and use, and ensure safe access to appropriate cooking fuel. Harmful consequences include gender-based violence (GBV), environmental degradation and respiratory illnesses.
Resources Type: Brief
Briefing note intended to inspire discussion and thought about the complexity of the challenges of violence against indigenous women and girls in Asia. It focuses on gender-based violence (GBV) related to land acquisition and alienation, exclusion from social services and tradition.
Brief provides entry points for actionable guidance for development practitioners to integrate Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) prevention and response into land programming. Among a range of practical recommendations and promising-practice examples, the brief also provides suggestions for indicators to strengthen monitoring and evaluation for addressing gender-based violence (GBV).
Brief on the intersections between climate change, disasters, and gender-based violence in the Pacific. It includes data on the increase of gender-based violence (GBV) in post-disaster contexts among other important information from the region.
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.
This case study highlights the various ways in which LaGeo—a geothermal energy utility in El Salvador—developed strategies throughout its corporate mission and operations to adhere to national laws on gender equality and national development goals, resulting in environmental, social, and women’s empowerment outcomes, as well as positive impacts on business outcomes.