Gender

 

There are 52 items related to Gender. Items are listed by date added.

 

Gender-Sensitivity in Natural Resource Management in Cote d'Ivoire and Sudan

Gender-Sensitivity in Natural Resource Management in Cote d'Ivoire and Sudan

Source: Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 2015

Author(s): Adrienne Stork, Cassidy Travis, and Silja Halle

Countries: Ivory Coast, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 01/07/2015

 

Over the past decade, a wide body of scholarship has emerged on the relationship between violent conflict and natural resources. As this research unequivocally demonstrates, inequitable rights and access to natural resources are a significant contributing factor to many of the most protracted conflicts in the world today, including those...

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Weather Shocks and Violence against Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Weather Shocks and Violence against Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Center for Effective Global Action, 2015

Author(s): Sara Cools, Martin Flatø, and Andreas Kotsadam

Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Gender

Added: 27/06/2015

 

This study uses variation in rainfall to study how extreme shocks to income affect intimate partner violence in Sub-Saharan Africa. It finds that women experiencing a recent drought are more likely to have been abused during the last year. Though these weather shocks happen randomly, their spatial correlation likely causes...

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Men and Women as Conservation Partners in Conflict Settings

Men and Women as Conservation Partners in Conflict Settings

Source: Routledge, 2015

Author(s): Brittany Ajroud, Kame Westerman, and Janet Edmond

Countries: Liberia, Timor-Leste

Topics: Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/06/2015

 

From the forests of Central and Western Africa to the river systems of the Amazon Basin, many of the world’s most critical ecosystems are located in fragile and conflict-affected settings. It is in these places, where natural resources intersect with violence, instability, and community unrest, that conservationists take on the...

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Mineral Wealth and Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Where Does Artisanal Mining Fit In? [Video]

Mineral Wealth and Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Where Does Artisanal Mining Fit In? [Video]

Source: University of Bath, 2014

Author(s): Roy Maconachie

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 01/06/2015

 

Dr. Roy Maconachie from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath investigates the role of artisanal mining in post-war Sierra Leone.

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Women and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Women and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Source: United Nations Environment Programme , 2009

Author(s): United Nations Environment Programme

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/01/2015

 

Afghanistan is a beautiful country with a rich history. Today it faces enormous challenges. Afghanistan’s terrain is mountainous, dry, and subject to extreme droughts and devastating floods. Decades of conflict coupled with abuse, overexploitation and mismanagement of its natural resources have decimated its forests, degraded its rangelands and wetlands, and greatly...

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Afghanistan: Findings on Education, Environment, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Water and Sanitation

Afghanistan: Findings on Education, Environment, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Water and Sanitation

Source: Chr. Michelsen Institute , 2005

Author(s): Holger Munsch, Daud Saba, Sadiqa Basiri, Merete Taksdal, Sarah Grey, Richard Ellert

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/12/2014

 

The Chr Michelsen Institute (CMI) (Lead agency), Copenhagen Development Consultants (Copenhagen DC) and the German Association of Development Consultants (AGEG) undertook during 2005 a multi-donor evaluation of the emergency and reconstruction aid that had been provided to Afghanistan between 2001 to early 2005, on behalf of Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United...

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Environmental Conflicts and Women’s Vulnerability in Africa

Environmental Conflicts and Women’s Vulnerability in Africa

Source: African Journal on Conflict Resolution, 2010

Author(s): Edwin C. Perry, Cheryl Potgieter and Urmilla Bob

Topics: Gender

Added: 17/11/2014

 

This article examines environmental conflicts and women’s vulnerability in Africa. Environmental resources are critical to poor women’s productive and reproductive lives in Africa. Environmental resources diversify livelihoods and are key to the survival strategies women adopt. Environmental conflicts are of concern in several parts of Africa and they have gendered...

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Gender and Climate Change-Induced Conflict in Pastoral Communities: Case Study of Turkana in North-western Kenya

Gender and Climate Change-Induced Conflict in Pastoral Communities: Case Study of Turkana in North-western Kenya

Source: African Journal on Conflict Resolution, 2010

Author(s): Nancy A. Omolo

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 17/11/2014

 

Clitmate change-induced conflict is a major global threat to human security and the environment. It has been projected that there is going to be an increase in climate changes resulting in increased droughts and floods in northern Kenya. Climate change impacts will be differently distributed among different regions, ages, income...

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El placer: mujeres, coca y guerra en el Bajo Putumayo

El placer: mujeres, coca y guerra en el Bajo Putumayo

El Placer: Women, Coca and War in Bajo Putumayo

Source: Centro de Memoria Histórica, 2012

Author(s): María Clemencia Ramírez, María Luisa Moreno R., Camila Medina A.

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 30/10/2014

 

“En este informe, el Grupo de Memoria Histórica aporta el análisis de diferentes fuentes que permiten brindar respuestas a los siguientes interrogantes: ¿cuáles fueron los repertorios de violencia, control y regulación desplegados por el frente 48 de las farc para establecer su dominio en El Placer? ¿Cuáles por los paramilitares...

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South Sudan Food Security and Land Governance Factsheet

South Sudan Food Security and Land Governance Factsheet

Source: LANDac, Royal Tropical Institute, 2009

Author(s): Martijn ter Heegde, Thea Hilhorst and Nicholas Porchet

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Gender, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2014

 

Food security depends of secure access to land and water (rainfed or irrigated). In South Sudan most farmers rely on customary tenure systems, but which are stretched by violence, insecurity, refugees and IDP resettlement. New legislation has been developed, which recognizes customary systems, but implementation is slow. Large-scale land acquisitions...

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