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June 7, 2021

Family Planning and the Gendered Impacts of Crises on Women: An Effective Tool Across Sectors to Support Women’s Empowerment and Build Resilience to Shocks

Women are disproportionately affected by the combined impacts of crises such as COVID-19 and climate change, from spikes in gender-based violence to setbacks in the global workforce and diminished access […]

April 14, 2021

Women’s Role in Adapting to Climate Change and Variability

This article highlights women’s important role in the adaptation of and search for safer communities, which leads them to understand better the causes and consequences of changes in climatic conditions.

Women’s Organizations and Climate Finance: Engaging in Processes and Accessing Resources

This report is one piece of the ongoing work and advocacy undertaken by many colleagues and collaborators, to transform our climate finance system into one that is gender-responsive and equitable.

Women as Environmental Stewards: The Experience of the Small Grants Programme

This paper attempts to “document good practices featuring women as environmental stewards and focuses exclusively on projects led and implemented by women.”

April 13, 2021

The Interaction of Human Population, Food Production, and Biodiversity Protection

An important approach to sustaining biodiversity and human well-being is through actions that can slow and eventually reverse population growth: investing in universal access to reproductive health services and contraceptive technologies, advancing women’s education, and achieving gender equality.

March 31, 2021

HOPE-LVB Gender Equality: At the Center of Health, Rights, and Sustainability

The Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) project works to promote gender equality by implementing a range of activities, including training women’s and young mother’s groups on integrated health and conservation practices and conducting community dialogue sessions surrounding the intersection between gender, sexual and reproductive health, and the environment to bridge gender divides and encourage input and support from all community members.

March 25, 2021

Gender and Resilience: From Theory to Practice

This paper synthesizes four case studies from Uganda, Myanmar, Sudan/Chad, and Burkina Faso, documenting strategies towards building gender equality through resilience projects.

Gender and Climate Change: A Closer Look at Existing Evidence

Perceiving a gap in the resources available to individuals and organizations concerned about the gendered experiences
 of climate change, GGCA commissioned this literature review in early 2016 in order to provide the most up-to- date assessment of the current evidence base illustrating how vulnerability to climate change and climate adaptation decisions vary by gender.