[VIDEO] Gender-Based Violence & Environmental Action: Understanding Links, Taking Action—IUCN/TNC

Event: 2021 ADB Asia and the Pacific Virtual Gender Forum l The Power to Transform: Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific

[VIDEO] Gender-Based Violence & Environmental Action: Understanding Links, Taking Action—IUCN/TNC

24 November 2021
Author / Speaker: 
Cate Owren, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) - Other materials by the author

The climate crisis is not gender neutral. Climate change impacts—such as prolonged drought, sea level rise, natural resource degradation, and cyclones—are exacerbating conditions that drive gender-based violence (GBV), which predominantly affects women and girls. Nearly 1 in 3 women experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. Learn more about the links between GBV and the environment and hear directly from experts on how we can minimize and mitigate risk in this session hosted by IUCN and The Nature Conservancy.



- Cate Owren, Senior Gender Programme Manager

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)

- Robyn James, Gender and Equity Advisor in Asia Pacific

The Nature Conservancy

- Ruth Konia, Program Manager

The Nature Conservancy



International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN



The Nature Conservancy


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