Gender

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Gender.

two actors - one in a dolphin costume, and one in a fishing boat set piece -- act out a play
IUCN’s BRIDGE programme and the Oxfam Inclusion Project, in collaboration with the Lao Women’s Union, facilitated a regional forum on gender equity...
The forum began with a high level panel, facilitated by Australian Ambassador to Lao PDR Mr John Williams, which discussed opportunities to promote women’s leadership in national and transboundary...
CEESP NEWS - By Seline Meijer The new IUCN 2017-2020 Programme strengthens its commitment to social justice, equity, transparency and inclusion by...
    At the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress, IUCN Members adopted a decision to establish a new membership category for Indigenous Peoples Organisations (IPOs). This landmark...
CEESP News - by the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) and the CommunityConservation Research Network (CCRN) The...
“This natural partnership reflects the common interests of IUCN-CEESP and CCRN in understanding and promoting actions to harmonise the conservation of nature with the critical social, cultural,...
Ensuring gender considerations in the management of hazardous chemicals and wastes through the Gender Action Plan of the Secretariat of the BRS...
In Nigeria, Stella Mojekwu pauses with worry when she sees a seemingly commonplace view: women applying lotions, deep frying foods to eat, and handling other oil-based products. As the Chief...
The IUCN and UNDP regional coastal initiative Mangroves for the Future (MFF) held its 14th Steering Committee meeting in Yangon to assess...
Held from 28 to 29 September, and hosted by the Forest Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the meeting began with an inauguration ceremony. Guests of honour at...
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. This African proverb was fittingly applied by Jeffrey Campbell, manager of the...
In a valley among the imposing hills of east-central Tanzania, the city of Morogoro was host to the 2nd African Regional Conference of Forest and Farm Producer Organizations (FFPOs). Over 160...
Chair - Kristen Walker Painemilla (visit Chair's page here)  Deputy Chair - Ameyali Ramos Ameyali Ramos ( Mexico) is an environmental geographer who specializes in indigenous...
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Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based...
A young woman holds up a denim dress that she made
In Iranawila village in Puttalam, a district situated on the west coast of Sri Lanka, 90% of the population relies on fishing for their livelihoods....
The destruction of the mangrove forests - which play a vital role in protecting nursery habitats for fish - threatens the livelihoods of the local communities. And although cutting mangroves in that...
On Delft, an island in the Palk Strait north of Sri Lanka, approximately 1,200 out of a population of 4,502 rely on fisheries for their livelihoods....
“Though we were getting huge fish catches, we were not able to sell it all at a fair price. This forced us to dry the excess fish and sell it to local retailers,” said Annet Pathmavathy, a native of...
Taller Península de Yucatán, México.
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
Project’s Official Name: Mobilising Private Investment for Community-based, Carbon Intensive Landscape Restoration (PILaR), 2013-2016 Cooperating Partner: Norwegian Agency for...

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