It’s been 14 years since the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 acknowledging women as important agents of change in recovery from conflict and peacebuilding generally.
As Afghanistan attempts to develop its economy by attracting investment to its mining sector, the already daunting conditions for women in rural areas could worsen without specific steps to address their needs.
When climate-related disasters strike, everyone is affected — but when it comes to health and household management, women tend to suffer more than men.
In popular iconography, a farmer is a man with a moustache, wearing a turban and holding a plough on his shoulder. What about women farmers? A few months ago, my eight-year old-nephew asked, “Why do you need to qualify farmer to represent women far mers?
The Environment, Conflict and Cooperation (ECC) team talked to Janani Vivekananda from the peacebuilding organisation International Alert about climate change and community resilience in South Asia.
A new book has been published in the 'Routledge Research in Gender and Society’ series.
Almost everywhere and across all age-groups, female nutrition indicators are worse than those of their male counterparts.
Regional and international women leaders in energy and climate change converged in the UAE to discuss opportunities and challenges to women's empowerment and leadership in climate change, in advance of the UN climate negotiations (COP18) to be held in Doha at the end of this month.
Review of the Implementation in the EU of area K of the Beijing Platform for Action:Women and the Environment. Gender Equality and Climate Change Report. Brussels: EIGE.
Securing Women’s Tenure and Leadership for Forest Management: A Summary of the Asian Experience. Rights and Resources Initiative.