Woman harvesting hydroponics celery. Photo: Wytsnsr/Shutterstock.

The results are in: five things we've learned about making progress toward environmental objectives while addressing gender equality

We know that advancing gender equality is one of the systems changes needed to achieve environmental gains – in fact, it is shown to be a driver of progress across many Sustainable Development Goals - but there is a lack of data and evidence about what works to succeed in this complex area. UNDP…
Women with argan fruits in women's cooperative in Morocco. Photo: danm12/Shutterstock.

The GEF's new policy on gender equality is a win for people and planet

Gender equality is an environmental issue. Through initiatives financed by the Global Environment Facility, UNDP recognizes this reality on the ground around the world. From Pakistan, where investing in women as clean energy entrepreneurs has led to avoidance of CO2 emissions, to supporting more…

GEF Updates

Subscribe to our distribution list to receive the GEF Newsletter.

Sign up