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Empowering women for sustainable energy solutions to address climate change: experiences from UN Women and UNDP-UNEP PEI AfricaUNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, 2015Renewable, clean energy and gender equality are preconditions for sustainable development and for tackling climate change, as envisioned by the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030.Document
Not ready, still waiting: Governments have a long way to go in preparing to address gender inequality and the SDGsActionAid International, 2016Governments urgently need to improve their policy readiness if they want to have any chance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on inequalities. Governments in developing countries do not yet have the laws and policies in place to allow them to achieve SDG 5 on gender equality and SDG 10 on reduced inequality within and among countries.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016Climate 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.Document
Gender specific vulnerability in climate change and possible sustainable livelihoods of coastal people. a case from BangladeshJournal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management, 2016Gender differences in vulnerability to climate change related disaster is severe in Bangladesh. Like many other developing countries of the world, Bangladeshi women have limited access to resources and decision making power. They carry the major responsibility for household water supply, as well as, energy gathering for cooking and food security.DocumentCARE International, 2015Accessing weather forecasts, having control over land, being able to influence decision-making processes, being backed by a community group, or being literate and educated are examples of the human and material resources through which people can act on the consequences of climate change.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016Although the legal framework for gender equality exists in Vietnam, gender mainstreaming in climate change planning and action have not yet been fully realised and addressed by local actors. In Da Nang, a gendered view to climate resilience building was also a new approach for the city and local authorities and vulnerable communities.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015Recent research presented at a seminar in Paris co-organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and Future Earth produced five key policy recommendations for supporting women farmers in a changing climate.Key recommendations:DocumentCenter for International Forestry Research, 2016Farmers’ own seed systems are at the heart of food security. These systems are currently under stress due to political, social, economic and environmental changes. Women farmers play key roles in these systems.DocumentAsian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women, 2016Reviewing the Nepalese government's climate change policy showed that the government do not have any policies addressing the linkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR).Document
Voices from the field: using Photovoice to explore impacts of climate change on mental health in NepalGlobal Environmental Health, 2016Photovoice is a participatory research method that uses photos as a tool for deconstructing problems and questions raised by community members, with the goal of generating actionable solutions. The method enhances and builds community by allowing members to identify, reflect on, and address their own needs.