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Gender and Climate Change - Activities - Intergovernmental Organizations

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Gender equality and equity are matters of fundamental human rights and social justice, as well as a pre-condition for sustainable development more>>

South Centre

"Integrating a Gender Perspective in Climate Change, Development Policy and the UNFCCC". This policy brief discusses the opportunities, challenges and constraints for integrating a gender perspective into global climate change policy as well as the current effort of gender mainstreaming in the UNFCCC. The brief is a companion piece to a previous note that explored the nature, content and implications of the Gender Decision made at COP 18, Doha, 2012 more>> 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women is central to the mandate of UNDP and intrinsic to its development approach. This effort includes advocating for women’s and girls’ equal rights, combating discriminatory practices and challenging the roles and stereotypes that affect inequalities and exclusion.

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

For more than 30 years, UNFPA has advocated for women and girls, promoting legal and policy reforms and gender-sensitive data collection, and supporting initiatives that improve women's health and expand their choices in life.

United Nations Women (UN Women)

Is dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.

Gender equality, women's empowerment and climate change more>>