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    Integrating gender into climate change adaptation programs: a research and capacity needs assessment for Sub-Saharan Africa

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016
    Research shows that paying attention to gender matters not only for the equity of climate change adaptation programs but also for their efficiency and effectiveness. Many organizations working to increase resilience to climate change with local communities also recognize the importance of gender yet the degree to which gender is integrated in project implementation is unclear.
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    Advancing gender equality in the post-2020 climate regime

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2015
    Research and evidence show that women and men are vulnerable to climate change to varying degrees, and that they experience and respond to it in different ways. Policies and actions that overlook the gendered impacts of and responses to climate change yield inequitable outcomes and exacerbate existing gender inequalities.
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    Women wearing the masks of G8 leaders join climate change protest in Dhaka. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

    The case for gender equality in climate change policy is shifting towards a more rights based approach.

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    CARE gender toolkit

    CARE International, 2016
    Gender and power analysis form a foundation from which to contribute toward a just and sustainable impact toward gender equality. This site by CARE International presents options and reflections on the analysis of gender and power. This is no 'how-to' guide, but a toolbox of methods with discussion on tried successes, struggles and lessons on gender analysis.
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    Gender roles in urban climate resilience: lessons from Hue, Vietnam

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    There is growing awareness in Southeast Asia about the significance of gender norms and roles in climate resilience. The expectations on, and responsibilities of, men and women differ due to differences in physical characteristics, and local physical, cultural and socio-economic conditions.
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    Gender analysis in building climate resilience in Da Nang, Vietnam: challenges and solutions

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    Climate resilience is more likely to be achieved when men and women fully participate in planning, decision making and implementation. This study looks at what roles men and women play in climate change planning and action, and to what extent women’s needs and capacity are fully taken into account.
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    Mainstreaming gender in climate change adaptation in Cirebon, Indonesia

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    Climate change has a huge impact on many aspects of Indonesia’s economy, society and environment. The Cirebon area in West Java province is particularly affected by sea level rise, coastal flooding and long-term drought, making its population vulnerable to climate change impacts.
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    Lessons from improving a gender-based climate change vulnerability assessment

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    indonesian cities are increasingly invested in efforts to build urban resilience, and finding means of resisting, absorbing and recovering from climate change hazards.
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    A gender-responsive approach to climate-smart agriculture: evidence and guidance for practitioners

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016
    The gender gap in agriculture is a pattern, documented worldwide, in which women in agriculture have less access to productive resources, financial capital and to advisory services compared to men (FAO, 2011). In the context of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA), this gap means that men and women are not starting off on a level playing field.
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    Gender differences in climate change perception and adaptation strategies: A case study on three provinces in Vietnam's Mekong River Delta

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016
    This brief summarizes the findings of a project output for the Policy Information and Response Platform on Climate Change and Rice in ASEAN and its Member Countries (PIRCCA), being implemented by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). The report focuses on the

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