Stakeholder Type: Non-Governmental Organisations

Profiles for change: Trang Nguyen, WildAct

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.

AGENT Webinar: Gender-Based Violence and Environment Linkages – Stories and strategies for change, a spotlight conversation with the Hariyo Ban Program

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.

Liens entre la violence basée sur le genre et l’environnement : la violence des inégalités

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.

Mother Earth and Resource Extraction (MERE) Hub

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.

Agresiones contra defensoras de derechos humanos en Mesoamérica: Informe 2012-2014

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 …

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Fishing For Equality and Sustainability

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.

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