A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) provides a global overview of progress made around the world over the past decade in extending social protection and building rights-based social protection systems, in the context of COVID-19, and with input from UNICEF Innocenti on social protection gaps and opportunities for children

A report commissioned by the Cape Town-based Centre for Environmental Rights has found that climate change adversely affects mental health – and it will only get worse for future generations. The report also finds that the climate crisis disproportionately affects marginalised communities and disadvantaged groups, including women.

The conceptual approach of the Statistical Report on Women and Men in Nigeria is in line with those published from 2008 to date i.e., gender disaggregated analysis of key social and economic indicators across several areas of contemporary life within the country.

The gender of the household head, economic status, land ownership, and education significantly influence food security for rural households in Nepal. Gender studies on food security have often focused on the differences between male-headed households (MHHs) and female-headed households (FHHs).

India has not only maintained its position among countries with largest number of underweight men and women but also has jumped to a higher position among countries with largest increase in the proportion of overweight men and women in the last three decades.

New research exposes how women and children are disproportionally affected by climate migration, which puts them at greater risk of gender-based violence, child labour and exploitation.

Climate change and the biodiversity crisis are driving a demand for actions that build long-term resilience of societies, ecosystems, and economies. EbA uses natural systems to build the resilience of ecosystems, as well as the communities that depend on them.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on domestic migrant workers in India. To address the gendered impact of the pandemic on migrant workers, this brief presents the key findings from a survey of 10,161 women migrant workers from 12 states in India.

Achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment in food systems can result in greater food security and better nutrition, and in more just, resilient, and sustainable food systems for all. This paper uses a scoping review to assess the current evidence on pathways between gender equality, women’s empowerment, and food systems.

The study discusses the barriers faced by women micro-entrepreneurs, who are using clean energy-powered livelihood technologies, in accessing finance and policy support. It highlights the potential opportunities for integrating women into the renewable energy ecosystem.

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