All articles for the topic: gender equity

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Recent research on gender, social norms, and women's economic empowerment

Commissioned by IDRC through the GrOW program, this paper reviews and contextualises recent research on social norms and the interaction with women’s economic empowerment.

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Advancing Gender Equality in Climate Knowledge Brokering

This module explores the dimensions of gender in climate knowledge brokering.

 

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Promoting gender-responsive adaptation in the agriculture sectors

Using the framework of the NAP process, this brief provides an overview of the key gender issues to consider and main entry points for gender mainstreaming in the agriculture sector.

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Woman collects millet in Saluma Area, Jordan, escorted by peacekeepers

Gender and climate change: Feminist development perspectives

This article asks a key question for adaptation and gender debates: what can we learn from development on social goal setting, institutional change, and gender equality? 

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Gender empowerment in WASH

An Empowerment in WASH Index aims to identify imbalances in decision-making power between men and women of different ethnic and socio-economic groups in Burkina Faso.

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Climate-smart agriculture in Nepal: Champion technologies and their pathways for scaling up

This brief synthesises CDKN, CGIAR, LI-BIRD and partners' research, field testing and policy work on climate-smart agriculture in Nepal.

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 A Framework for Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

A Framework for Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

Gender equality is a key area of intersection across both the SDGs and the Paris Agreement. This brief discusses gender equality in the context of the formulation and implementation of NAPs.

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Shrimp farmer in Aceh, Indonesia.

Social equity and sustainability: Gender difference in food security

This brief examines interactions between the SDGs on food security and gender equality, aiming to identify potential conflicts as well as opportunities to advance both goals simultaneously.

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Gender, development and sustainability

Insights from research across SEI that has sought to narrow the gaps between knowledge, policy and practice on gender issues, and explore directions for the future.  

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United Nations International Childrens Fund

The United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) programme headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developm

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Gender and Social Equality

This theme aims to deepen engagement on issues of gender and social equality in the context of environment and development, foster collaborations and strengthen capacity.

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ODI Resilience Scan Jul-Sep 2016

This scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2016, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries.

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The SEI Gender and Social Equity Programme

The core objective of this programme is to address knowledge and policy gaps related to gender and social equity in order to inform and advance sustainable development policy.  

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Nigerian Women Agro Allied Farmers Association

Niwaafa (Nigerian Women Agro Allied Farmers Association) is a non-governmental, rural based national association of women farmers.

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LEDS in Practice: Promote gender equality

This publication looks at how, by actively engaging both women & men in all areas of society, countries can make their transition to low carbon societies truly sustainable.

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Himalayan Action Research Centre (HARC)

Himalayan Action Research Centre (HARC) is an autonomous voluntary development organization, which aims to help the mountain people by working for their holistic, integrated and sustainable develop

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10 things to know: Gender equality and achieving climate goals

This report looks at the implications for the achievement of climate goals, using three case studies conducted in Peru, Kenya and India.

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Women leading the way to climate-resilience in Moldova

In the small town of Sîngerei, women have been trained to start sustainable businesses. The aim is to empower women and encourage equal participation in resilience-building activities.

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2050kids

2050kids engages and empowers youth and communities in sustainable solutions to adapt to and reverse the progression of climate change.

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Centre for Environment and Social Concerns

Centre for Environment and Social Concerns (cesc) is a not-for-profit resource center initiated by a group of professionals from different disciplines.

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Is adaptation to climate change gender neutral?

Is adaptation to climate change gender neutral

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ALP Adaptation Strategies Compendium

This compendium presents the range of different adaptation strategies supported by ALP in communities across the four countries where the programme is working.

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ENERGIA: International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy

ENERGIA is an international network on gender and sustainable energy that aims to place gender on the energy access agenda. 

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Communities in Jamaica adopt rainwater harvesting to cope with water scarcity

Jamaica's Pleasant Valley and White Chapel towns are nationally-recognized hotspots.  Irregular rainfall and rising temperatures lead to water scarcity and crop failure.

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