Meet Trang Nguyen, the Founder and Executive Director of WildAct, Vietnam. Trang is leading a RISE grant-winning project and shares insights on why she is passionate about ending harassment in conservation workplaces.
Stakeholder Type: Non-Governmental Organisations
In Nepal many rural women are very dependent on natural resources such as firewood, fodder, water and traditional medicines, but they are often excluded from decision-making about their forests, and sometimes have difficulty accessing the resources they need. As part of its GESI work the Hariyo Ban Program realized it needed to tackle gender-based violence in order for women to participate more fully and safely in community forest management and sharing of forest benefits.
Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT), a partnership between USAID and IUCN, hosted this webinar event on International Human Rights Day to reflect on the end of this year’s 16 Days Campaign to End Violence Against Women Campaign, as well as welcome these four new grantees from Guatemala, Kenya, Peru, and Vietnam
Cette publication établit que ces modèles de VBG sont observés dans tous les contextes environnementaux, affectant la sécurité et le bien-être des nations, des communautés et des individus, et compromettant la réalisation des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD). Bien que les liens entre VBG et questions environnementales soient complexes et se produisent à de multiples échelles, ces menaces aux droits humains et à la santé des écosystèmes ne sont pas insurmontables.
Digital resource hub developed for and in consultation with women land and water defenders who are at the forefront in the protection of the environment, in Canada and across the globe. The hub brings together a range of original and existing material to support research, advocacy, information sharing, and movement building around the subject of resource extraction and its gendered implications, including gender-based violence.
Reporte de las agresiones contra mujeres defensoras de los derechos humanos (MDDH) en Mesoamérica entre 2012 y 2014. Este reporte visibiliza la realidad a la que las defensoras se enfrentan, incluyendo casos de violencia de género, y reconoce su labor en la defensa de los derechos humanos, incluidos los derechos sobre la tierra y el …
Report of the aggressions against women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in Mesoamerica between 2012 and 2014. This report visibilises the reality WHRDs face, including instances of gender-based violence (GBV), and recognizes their work in the defence of human rights, including the rights to land and the environment.
Based on a report on gender and fisheries by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USAID has launched a Learning Initiative to study the linkages between women’s empowerment, access to finance and sustainable fisheries management. Read on to learn about the recent IUCN-facilitated workshop that took place in Accra, Ghana.