Monday 9th December 2019
Monday, 9th of December 2019
Home / Tag Archives: UN women

Tag Archives: UN women

Manual seeks to mainstream gender in climate action

Phumzile-Mlambo-Ngcuka-UNWomen

The UN Women, with support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), has launched a new guidebook to help practitioners mainstream gender into climate change projects and programmes. It has been described as a “go-to” publication, which presents methodologies and tools to address the gender gap. Gender mainstreaming for climate change is the process of assessing and responding to the differentiated ...

Read More »

IWD 2017: Women must be part of digital revolution – Mlambo-Ngcuka

Phumzile-Mlambo-Ngcuka-UNWomen

UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, on International Women’s Day (IWD), says that if women are to compete successfully for high-paying ‘new collar’ jobs, they need to, among others, be part of the digital revolution Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities – typically more than double the time spent by men ...

Read More »

Women key agents for tackling climate change

Maria Noel Vaeza

GCF’s direct access country partners take part in UN Women training session on women’s empowerment to scale up climate action The “why” and “how” of mainstreaming women’s empowerment in the context of climate change projects and programmes was the focus of a one-day training session held recently as part of the Green Climate Fund’s Accelerating Direct Access week. Organised jointly ...

Read More »