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Measurement of Women’s, Household’s and Community’s Demand and Willingness to Pay for Renewable Energy Products and Services

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

UN Women and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a global programme on Women’s Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Energy (WESE) in six countries at the Paris Climate Conference (COP 21) in December 2015. The programme aims to identify and address the fundamental gender-specific barriers faced by women entrepreneurs, productive use of sustainable energy by women, and women’s involvement and leadership in gender-sensitive energy policy-making. In line with the... More

Understanding Cost-Effectiveness of Gender-Aware Climate Change Adaptation Intervention in Bangladesh

Monday, September 4, 2017

UN Women undertook the research to test if, along a spectrum of gender-aware design approaches, projects that adopt a more gender-transformative approach are also more cost-effective in achieving climate change adaptation outcomes. The focus of the study is not to provide conclusive evidence that gender transformative design is always more cost-effective but to explore how investing in gender aware programming affects the overall outcomes of climate change adaptation strategies. The analysis, undertaken in partnership with three climate change adaptation More

ACTION NOT WORDS

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

An overview of progress in Asia with evidence from Bangladesh, Cambodia and Viet Nam. Documented evidence from around the world demonstrates that climate change and disaster impacts are not gender neutral. This also applies to Asia where available evidence shows there are differences in how men and women are affected by, cope with, and respond to the effects of climate change and disasters.... More

Building Market Resilience to Climate Change | Vanuatu

Thursday, January 26, 2017

This study set out to map, document and understand the relative vulnerability of municipal markets and their vendors, farmers and wider communities to climate change risks. The outcomes are practical measures and policy recommendations that can be implemented by UN Women’s Markets for Change project, municipalities and other relevant stakeholders to reduce this vulnerability and to prepare for disasters. More

Building Market Resilience to Climate Change | Fiji

Thursday, January 26, 2017

This study set out to map, document and understand the relative vulnerability of municipal markets and their vendors, farmers and wider communities to climate change risks. The outcomes are practical measures and policy recommendations that can be implemented by UN Women’s Markets for Change project, municipalities and other relevant stakeholders to reduce this vulnerability and to prepare for disasters. More

Building Market Resilience to Climate Change | Solomon Islands

Thursday, January 26, 2017

This study set out to map, document and understand the relative vulnerability of municipal markets and their vendors, farmers and wider communities to climate change risks. The outcomes are practical measures and policy recommendations that can be implemented by UN Women’s Markets for Change project, municipalities and other relevant stakeholders to reduce this vulnerability and to prepare for disasters. More

Gender Dimensions of Vulnerability to Climate Change in China

Thursday, December 8, 2016

China is a key player in the global efforts to mitigate climate change. Meanwhile, China is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change in various ways, including through disasters such as floods, droughts and typhoons. Commissioned by UN Women China, this publication presents the findings of new... More

UN Women Pacific Newsletter Issue 2

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

UN Women Pacific Newsletter Issue 2 More

Women and natural disasters in Viet Nam

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Presentation to introduce the significance and initial success of the UN Women’s project “Enhancing the capacity of women to cope with climate change: Empowering Grassroots women to cope with natural disasters”. More

Global Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Women

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

This report enables experts to develop gender policy tools and address the negative impact of climate change. More

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