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pdf-icon Bangladesh (225 kB)
  • Constitution of Bangladesh emphasizes equal rights for all and prohibits discrimination and inequity on the basis of sex. Especially with respect to women, Article 28 states, ‘Women shall have equal rights with men in all spheres of state and public life”
  • Bangladesh Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report



pdf-icon Additional information (62 kB) received during in-session workshop on 28 May 2016.

  • Gender Responsive Budgeting and Planning as part of Gender Mainstreaming in Indonesia has been used since the enactment of Presidential Instruction No. 9/2000
  • Trainings on gender and gender analysis with participants ranging from program developers to decision makers from Ministries and Local Government
  • Disseminations of gender and climate change were conducted in the forms of seminars and workshops which involved key organizations engaged in climate policy development
  • Trainings on gender for financial auditors at national level in order to monitor and evaluate the implementation of gender responsive budgeting policy
  • Ministry of Home Affairs, government agencies down to the district level are obliged to mainstream gender issues in regional development plans
  • Gender mainstreaming in climate change adaptation is implemented through Gender Responsive Budgeting and Planning
  • The process of gender mainstreaming has taken a full stride since the initiation of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB). Ministries, Government Institutions and Local Governments are requested to submit Gender Budget Statements as an appendix in their annual work plan budget
  • Using the pillars of 2014 NAP (National Adaptation Plan) on Climate Change Adaptation (economic resilience, livelihood resilience, environmental services, special regions and supporting measures), at least eight ministries are identified to directly contribute to climate change adaptation and gender equality
  • In 2015, the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection developed the guidelines for local governments to integrate gender and women empowerment into climate resilient plan, medium term development plan and annual budgeting
  • The Government has started to work with experts responsible for developing curricula for primary, secondary schools including the University in order to incorporate climate change issues in the existing syllabi
  • Development of a National Climate Change Learning Strategy in the year 2013 Issues of capacity building and institutional arrangements have been articulated in this Climate Change Learning Strategy, but also they have been discussed in the National Climate Change Management Policy and the National Climate Change Investment Plan
  • Gender budgeting guidelines that were developed by the Ministry of Gender in 2005
  • Malawi Growth and Development Strategies (MGDS I & II) which, as the main Government development 8 documents, have failed to adequately mainstream gender in all its priority areas although gender is included as a stand-alone section
pdf-icon Switzerland (1333 kB)
  • There have been incidences of training on gender in broad aspects and net tailored to gender and climate change
  • Support offered by WEDO for participation at SBI/SBSTA 42 and COP 21 in Paris
pdf-icon United States of America (277 kB)