Gender

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Gender” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN’s Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform provides evidence and knowledge to guide action toward women’s empowerment and gender...
IUCN’s EGI was initially developed in 2013 as a pilot index, named the Environment and Gender Index; it is now known as the Environment and Gender Information platform. The EGI platform aims −...
In Malawi, when asked what trees should be planted as a part of forest landscape restoration (FLR) projects, local stakeholders—predominantly male—...
“We don’t need to tell the women about forests, they know their value and they’re ready to strike a balance between protecting and managing them.” – Jackie Siles, IUCN Global Gender Office Malawi...
From 2006 to 2016, the Government of Bangladesh, with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and IUCN, has managed Tanguar...
Tanguar Haor of Bangladesh, the 1031st Ramsar site, is exceptionally biodiverse. This 10,000-hectare wetland is home to 137 species of fish and 284 species of bird, which comprise 51% and 40% of the...
  Project title: Community Based Sustainable Management of Tanguar Haor (Bridging Phase) Location: Tanguar Haor, Sunamganj District, Sylhet Division Project duration: September 2016 – December...
  CEESP Mandate, 2017 - 2020 CEESP Bylaws Code of Conduct of IUCN Commission members  
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for five sites nominated for their outstanding natural values...
Five candidate sites for inscription IUCN agrees to five proposals to inscribe natural areas on the World Heritage List, providing this advice to the World Heritage Committee, which will take the...
Mangroves for the Future's Small Grants Facility enabled NGO Nabolok Parishad to help local women like Promila Rani establish and run community...
“Stay educated, keep being organised and don’t lose hope,” says Promila Rani, chair of Nabadiganta Mohila Shomity, a Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Small Grants Facility (SGF) beneficiary. “Find the...
Every day, in their roles as farmers, foresters and household providers, women use and manage natural resources, making them integral to conservation...
In March 2016, a series of capacity-building sessions and workshops on gender-responsive FLR was held for staff from IUCN and partner organisations, government representatives, local women’s networks...
ARLINGTON, VIRIGNIA, USA—The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is celebrating its 15th anniversary by recognising 15 conservationists as “...
CEPF selected the Heroes from among the fund’s more than 2,000 grantee organisations around the globe. The Hotspot Heroes and the nongovernmental organisations they work for have made outstanding...
Bringing together governments, businesses and local communities in forest projects is not an easy task, but it is crucial to the success of these...
The ‘Partnerships to protect and maintain healthy forests’ theme is one of four streams under the Forest Journey at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. Featuring experts from the United States...
FUNDAECO decidió abordar la pregunta clave: ¿Cómo pueden las comunidades rurales vivir sosteniblemente, si las mujeres viven en la insostenibilidad?...
“La Interrelación entre los Derechos Reproductivos y la Conservación de la Biodiversidad en Guatemala”. El pasado 3 de septiembre se llevó acabo el evento en #IUCNCongress la intención de la...

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