Gender and Climate Change

Women sell mango and sweet potato jam at the food processing shop in Bantantinnting, Senegal. They produced the jam with a Multifunctional Platform Project (MFP) introduced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), helping women and girls to no longer spend several hours a day gathering firewood or collecting water. Photo courtesy of the United Nations Photo Gallery

Empowering Women to Mitigate Climate Change

IUCN Global Gender Office Analysis Governments, institutions and agencies are increasingly considering ways in which women and gender considerations can be better integrated into climate action planning. The Paris Climate Change Agreement and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals agreed last year are accelerating this positive trend. For example, women around […]