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This Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) report provides an unprecedented assessment of the status of developing countries’ legal frameworks regarding women’s community land rights, and whether states are meeting their obligations under national and international laws. It also provides a baseline with which to measure global progress and report against the Sustainable Development Goals related to women’s rights. Critically, the report reveals that governments are not providing equal rights and protections to indigenous and rural women and are failing to meet their international commitments...
This guide is developed to support Oxfam country programmes as they redouble efforts to tackle the severe inequalities that are holding back progress in developing countries. This guide was built in response to requests from staff in the Horn of East and Central Africa Region (HECA) who wanted to have a stronger and shared understanding of the most important drivers of inequality and what Oxfam partners and allies might do to tackle those inequalities through more effective programming. Oxfam is now developing a global one-Oxfam programme 'Fiscal Accountability for Inequality Reduction' (FAIR...
This paper argues that closing the gender gap in land and other productive resources can provide a “triple dividend” of gender equality, food security and climate management, thereby offering a cost-effective approach to the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals. This paper proposes a three-step methodology to assist policy-makers in developing countries in disentangling the opportunities and trade-offs of different policies and interventions to close the gender gap that impedes climate-smart agriculture (CSA) for women. Barrier and risk analyses are increasingly used to identify...
This UNDP policy brief presents argument that gender-responsive climate finance is more effective and Climate finance could catalyse women’s empowerment. It also addressing the ‘implementation gap’ – towards a meaningful gender mainstreaming in climate funds. The brief recommends that:  Climate finance funds and mechanisms must be attuned to the needs of and involve the most vulnerable groups of society, including poor women and men. Needs and priorities of the poor and marginalized segments of society (including women), should become a priority in approving investments on climate change. ...
This BSR(Business for Social Responsibility) Guidance was developed to address this weakness in codes of conduct by offering a gender-sensitive analysis of codes of conduct principles—with a primary focus on women—and making recommendations on how companies can strengthen their clauses to promote gender equality in the workplace, with a specific focus on developing and emerging markets-based supply chains.The Guidance, is structured around two main sections: Traditional issues found in codes related to conditions of employment and employment-related benefits and rights (what we identify as...
The UNWomen guidebook intends to help practitioners and stakeholders integrate gender equality considerations in climate projects and leverage co-benefits between gender equality and climate action for sustainable development. It is divided into three parts: 1) an overview of co-benefits between gender equality and climate action; 2) an introduction to climate finance concepts, sources and instruments, and a discussion of their associated gender dimensions; and 3) a review of mainstreaming methodologies and tools to incorporate gender in climate change projects.  Authors: Yannick Glemarec, ...
This UNWomen report presents the findings of Gender, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (CCDRR) research in Asia. The objective of the report is to present the current literature and findings from primary data collection on the gendered dimensions of climate change and disasters; and to analyze existing efforts to address gender equality in climate change and disasters in Asia and make evidence-based recommendations for policy and programming.The report presents an analytical framework to explore and interpret evidence on the status of policy; institutional arrangements;...
This guide is a product of the Transparency International Women, Land and Corruption in Africa project implemented by our chapters in Ghana, Uganda and Zimbabwe between 2014 and 2016. The project has enhanced the national and international research and advocacy by showing how land corruption impacts women’s land rights and communities’ food security. This guide draws from their experiences and tools used in the project. The purpose of this document is to further support the Transparency International movement and other partners in making their work on land and corruption accessible and...
This European Parliament leaflet contains a compilation of Fact Sheets provided by Parliament’s Policy Departments and Economic Governance Support Unit on gender equality, poverty, social exclusion and discrimination  social dialogue Social and employment policy The Fact Sheets are updated regularly and published on the website of the European Parliament: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/factsheets Source: European Parliament

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