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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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...
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) can improve lives, protect forests and biodiversity, and mitigate climate change...
Since 2009 and with support of the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) and of Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB),...
More than 400,000 people living near the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh depend on forests for their livelihoods. Unfortunately, the...
Thanks to the “Increasing income of female-headed families to reduce dependency on Sundarban resources project”, a coastal ecosystem project that utilises participatory analysis methods, communities...
A raíz de las acciones que está llevando a cabo la UICN para apoyar al diseño de mecanismos de distribución de beneficios REDD+ en México que sean...
A través de la “Evaluación de Género y Desarrollo Sostenible en la Península de Yucatán, México” se busca identificar el cumplimiento y avance en la transversalización de la perspectiva de género en...
October 2016 - Marie Parramon Gurney is the lead coordinator in Africa for SUSTAIN, an initiative to implement the Sustainable Development Goals in...
As well as overseeing both Tanzania and Mozambique coordinators, Marie facilitates regional partner engagement for the initiative and provides strategic guidance for programme implementation. She...
On September 29, 2016, IUCN’s Global Forest Programme (GFP) is hosting a learning exchange on benefit sharing mechanisms in REDD+ initiatives at the...
The FCPF is a partnership of governments, civil society organisations, businesses and indigenous peoples working on reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation, an approach commonly known...
Gender integration in water governance policies received a boost in the Lower Mekong Region through a recent workshop co-organised by Oxfam and IUCN...
Held from July 11 to 12 in Phnom Penh, the workshop provided a platform for knowledge-sharing and dialogue for over 50 representatives from government and civil society organizations (CSOs) across...
IUCN World Conservation Congress Forest Journey is complete. What did we learn?
The Forest Journey brought people and organisations together to discuss and share ideas, envision a future for our forests and commune in constructive ways. Although the journey took us beyond the...

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