BLOG: Rooted in Equality, Gender and REDD+ Roadmaps Pave the Way for Enhancing Women’s Participation in the Forestry Sector

REDD+ has the potential to enhance conservation and advance women's participation to forest governance. In this blog, Maggie Roth discusses how IUCN-initiated "Gender and REDD+ Roadmaps" have helped to include more women into REDD+ decision making in Cameroon, Ghana and Uganda. Visit the CAPRi Blog for the full article.

EVENTS: Gender Events at the World Conservation Congress

IUCN has compiled a calendar of gender themed events here at the at the World Conservation Congress in September.

Why is gender important for REDD+?

IUCN has produced an excellent new video unpacking why women’s resource rights and decision-making need to be taken into account in REDD+ development. This video was prepared for IUCN with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative. This video supports a series >> Read more

Combatting inequality with information: How gender and environment data can promote gender inclusion in the Sustainable Development Goals

CSW 2016 NGO Parallel Event Please join IUCN Global Gender Office, with speakers from Conservation International, Sierra Club, and World Resources Institute in presenting new data and case studies relating to implementation, monitoring, and accountability for the SDGs. Panelists will present new data and case studies relating to implementation, monitoring, and accountability for the Sustainable Development Goals. The event will take place >> Read more