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Why women should be included in village natural resource management organization
(Rome, Italy: IFAD, 2001)
This webpage is based on the IFAD poverty report of 2001 and it stresses the importance of the inclusion of women in natural resource management. The exclusion of women has negative impacts on efficiency and effectiveness. ...
Water projects and women's empowerment
This paper explores the role of women: 1- in water project implementation and management, 2- Women's representation in the community and in decision-making positions, 3- increased hygiene and water management awareness of ...
Indoor air pollution and health
(Geneva, Switzerland: World Heath Organization (WHO), 2005)
This is a fact sheet summarizing the indoor air pollution problem. The risk factors include health impacts such as respiratory infections and lung cancer. The fact sheet explains that women and children in developing nations ...
Smoke - The killer in the kitchen: Indoor air pollution in developing countries
(London, UK: ITDG Publishing, 2004)
ITDG chief executive, Cowan Coventry, and the director of the shell foundation, Kurt Koffman, call for political action across the developing world. The report is based on the global statement by World Health Organization ...
From Beijing to Kyoto: Gendering the international climate change negotiation process
This is part of a report presented at the 53rd Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs: Advancing Human Security: The Role of Technology and Politics. The report focuses on the need to identify and define stakeholders, ...
CDM and LULUCF: What's in it for women?: A note for the Gender and Climate Change Network
(the Netherlands: TDG, University of Twente, 2004)
CDM--Clean Development Mechanism - The CDM is a mechanism that mobilizes private and public resources for mitigating climate change while promoting sustainable development.
Doing development with men: Some reflections on a case study from Mali
(Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, 2006)
The paper presents reflection on gender-based power relations based on the author's fieldwork in Mali. The paper highlights the need to acknowledge that unequal power relations are multi-dimensional and complex. Harris' ...
Gendering responses to El Niño in rural Peru
(Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2002)
This article reflects on the gender-specific lessons learned after El Niño in a poor rural community in Peru. The author starts by explaining that El Niño had different impacts in different areas in Peru. On upland areas, ...
Women's Labor and Nature: The 21st Century World-system from a Radical Ecofeminist Perspective
(Wesport, CT: Praeger Publishers, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003)
The paper starts by identifying the four cultural pillars that legitimize exportation of capitalism; universalism, developmentalism, racism, and sexism. The universal model of scientific thinking (rejecting other ways of ...
A critical look at gender and energy mainstreaming in Africa
This draft paper was distributed at the "gender perspectives in sustainable development" side event organized by UNDESA/DAW and WEDO at Prep Com III in April 2002. (United Nation Department of Economic and Social ...