Gender-responsive policies, strategies and financing


Gender-responsive strategies and policies incorporate the experiences and needs of women and girls and address the underlying causes of vulnerability including gender inequality, gender relationships, power structures, social norms, and leadership.

Aiping Chen
“If women's involvement also becomes an essential step in screening those project proposals, and their leadership will be encouraged, that would be a success,” Aiping says.
InsuResilience commissioned a step-by-step guidance note for practitioners involved in the design and/ or implementation of a programme cycle of a CDRFI project.
InsuResilience Global Partnership
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This guidance note provides practical step-by-step guidance on how to achieve a gender-smart Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance programme.
InsuResilience Global Partnership Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Climate change affects people differently, and the most discriminated against are most affected, altering their rights to safety and access to social justice.
Stockholm Environment Institute
Tackling climate change requires large-scale financial investments into adaptation and mitigation activities.
Center for International Forestry Research

This study discusses climate finance, gender and poverty are not stand-alone, independent topics. Climate change affects all people in different ways. Climate finance can catalyze actions that can either alleviate or exacerbate gender equity and poverty

Center for International Forestry Research