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EGI: New report on gender and protected areas

EGI: New report gender and protected areas April 2016 The IUCN Environment and Gender Information (EGI) team is pleased to announce the release of a new report on gender and protected areas. In this study, the EGI team investigates reporting on women’s participation in the conservation and management of protected areas by using national reports to […]

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Beyond the birds and the bees: Recognizing the fundamental link between women and biodiversity on International Women’s Day

Beyond the birds and the bees: Recognizing the fundamental link between women and biodiversity on International Women’s Day March 8 is International Women’s Day—a time to stop, reflect, appreciate and champion women around the globe. Women are leaders, professors, engineers and farmers, they are core to human existence. Women also make up make up significant […]

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GGO launches a suite of new products on gender & climate change

GGO launches a suite of new products on gender & climate change In preparation for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) twenty-first meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP21), GGO has created new knowledge products to enhance understanding on gender and climate change. The following publications have been released in Paris at […]

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The IUCN Global Gender Office has developed new Environment and Gender Index (EGI) datasets in preparation of UNFCCC COP21. This data and accompanying factsheets will be shared and promoted at COP21 in Paris this week and next. To learn more about GGO’s priorities and schedule at COP21, read this post. EGI Brief: Gender & Mitigation Actions Key […]

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New EGI data on women’s participation in global environmental decision making

New EGI data on women’s participation in global environmental decision making GGO is pleased to announce a new factsheet on women’s participation in global environmental decision making. In collaboration with UN Women, GGO has created a new EGI dataset that aims to deepen understanding of a broad finding from the EGI pilot phase—that women have […]

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Stop being so sensitive! The shift from gender-sensitive to gender-responsive action

Stop being so sensitive! The shift from gender-sensitive to gender-responsive action From Costa Rica to Cameroon, women are the primary users of many natural resources—playing essential roles in forestry management, sustainable conservation, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. Globally, women’s heavy dependence on natural resources and its associated products also means that they often have […]

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3 things I’ve learned at the IUCN Global Gender Office: Barbara Clabots

By Barbara Clabots, IUCN Global Gender Office Intern July 2015 3 things I’ve learned at the IUCN Global Gender Office I’m currently a research intern for the Global Gender Office of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. I dove into gender studies while performing my graduate research at the University of Washington on […]

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EGI: Gender in Environmental Policy and Programming The EGI team is gathering a new dataset on gender in environmental policy and programming–and we need your help! Surveys EGI_Survey&CoverLetter_English EGI_Survey&CoverLetter_Spanish Download and complete this survey if you are an expert on national-level gender and/or environmental policies Please email your completed surveys to molly.gilligan@iucn.org.

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An inside view of the EGI: Melissa Luna

An inside view of the EGI: Melissa Luna This post was written by EGI Fellow Melissa Luna In early 2014, while writing my thesis as a graduate student at the University of Washington, I came across the recently launched 2013 pilot phase of the Environment and Gender Index (EGI), developed by IUCN. After my own […]

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