Addressing GBV in the context of the climate-biodiversity emergency: Leveraging and strengthening enabling policy frameworks for scaled-up rights-based action
Together, speakers explored the existing, emerging, and urgently needed policy frameworks and enabling conditions that are fundamental to facilitate collaborative rights-based action to address GBV and combat climate change and biodiversity loss.
RISE Challenge Annual Report presents learning and achievements of grantee organisations on how cross-sector partnerships are developing capacities and changing policy and practice in diverse contexts.
Understanding and addressing gender-based violence as part of the climate emergency
CSW66 Expert paper that provides an overview of how climate change is exacerbating different types of gender-based violence and presents recommendations to the CSW community to address the GBV-climate crisis.
In the first-ever IUCN World Conservation Congress thematic session focused on understanding and addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in relation to environmental issues and threats such as climate change, member organizations discussed the steps they are taking to safeguard staff, partners and beneficiaries; tackle discriminatory norms that allow for or employ violence; and cooperate across sectors to better advance rights-based gender-responsive programming and results.
Protecting people and biodiversity: Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) and conservation links
In Kenya and Peru, IUCN Members are working with local partners through the USAID Resilient, Inclusive & Sustainable Environments (RISE) Challenge to address GBV in environment-related programming. See a short story on how Conservation International, PROMSEX, Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association, Fauna & Flora International, and others are taking action to protect people and biodiversity.
Profiles for change: Amelia Arreguín, Women’s Caucus of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
See this profile on Amelia Arreguín, an activist from Mexico working in various advocacy spheres on women's and girl's human rights across the environment sector, including the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Women's Caucus.
Un mar de oportunidades: Avance de las dimensiones de género en la pesca
Esta guía resume la investigación sobre la intersección entre el género y la pesca de captura, explorando las formas en que la pesca ofrece importantes puntos de entrada para mejorar la igualdad de género y el empoderamiento económico de las mujeres, al tiempo que contribuye a intervenciones más eficaces y resultados más sostenibles.
How climate change and gender-based violence are connected
As donors begin to explore the links between environmental issues and GBV, "we can't close our eyes" to the issue anymore. Experts say it’s time to tackle this endemic problem. See this Devex article on the GBV-ENV Center and RISE, including a deeper look at RISE grantee Conservation International and Promsex's work in Peru.
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