This report addresses a major research gap by adopting an intersectionality approach to better understand the different climate risks, vulnerabilities, adaptation, and resilience among people of different ages and genders in Northern Thailand.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) has long believed and invested in the transformative power of equality. Recognizing that gender gaps and social inequities undermine conservation and sustainable development, IUCN GGO works to advance gender-responsive solutions, empowering women and men as change agents to overcome the most pressing of […]
Do you want to find out why promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment can help deliver better environmental outcomes and to figure out how you can do it? The course will help you better understand the linkages between gender and the environment. It will provide you with the knowledge and tools to mainstream gender, and […]
At the May 2018 Adaptation Community Meeting, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office presented on its experience developing and implementing innovative, participatory methodologies to promote gender-responsive adaptation and resilience across sectors.
El PAgCC-RGI tiene el objetivo de orientar y facilitar la integración del enfoque de género en la implementación de las acciones del Programa de Adaptación al Cambio Climático de la Región de las Grandes Islas (PACC-RGI). El PACC-RGI reconoce que el cambio climático (CC) tiene claras implicaciones ecológicas y biofísicas, y se presenta en distintos […]
Following the 2015 earthquake and ten-year civil war, Nepali women played a crucial yet underappreciated role in relief efforts, and many continue to help the country as it moves into long-term recovery initiatives. This study by Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security explore how gender-based discrimination and legal barriers amplified the adverse impacts of the conflict and the earthquake on women.
Climate finance can catalyse the much-needed transition to zero-carbon and climate-resilient development while also fostering equitable social policy, including gender equality and women’s empowerment.
AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]
This brief provides an overview of the role of women in the formal energy sector. It presents evidence that women’s equal participation in the sector will result in measurable benefits, including increased returns on investments and stronger development outcomes.
This manual is an important first step to support in-country partners to enhance their capacity to address gender concerns in the climate change space, not only to achieve greater and more sustainable climate change results, but also to contribute to gender equality globally.