In response to an increase in domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, Israel is enhancing their approach to this “shadow epidemic.”
Women and REDD+
Over the past 16 months, we’ve been evaluating gender equity in the context of climate-oriented forestation projects around the world. Learn more about our process and approach.
Egypt Strengthens Laws to Mitigate Sexual Harassment
In August, Egypt increased the penalty for sexual harassment in order to combat sexploitation in the country.
Brazil Enacts Laws in Support of Women’s Rights to Political Expression
In good news, Brazil enacted a law to establish norms to prevent, suppress, and combat political violence against women in spaces and activities related to the exercise of their political rights and public functions (Lei No. 14.192, de 4 de Agosto de 2021). Law No. 14,192 states that the rights of women to political participation must be guaranteed and prohibits gender- or racially-based discrimination and unequal treatment in access to all levels of political representation and in the exercise of public functions (Art. 2). The law also defines political violence against women as “any action, conduct, or omission with the […]
November 2020 Bulletin
WELCOME Hello, and welcome to our nearly-end-of-year bulletin. We have a couple of exciting things to share, including updates on the research of our current grantees, and the launch of an innovative new initiative under the Resource Equity umbrella. And as always, if you’ve any questions, queries or concerns, drop us a line: email@example.com. WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS INSTITUTE and RE 2020 FUNDRAISER GRANTEES UPDATE ON BEING A GIRL WHAT WORKS FOR WOMEN SPANISH TRANSLATION JOIN THE BOARD OF RESOURCE EQUITY CURRENT PROJECTS OUR 2020 FUNDRAISER and THE INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS The focus of our 2020 Fundraising campaign is […]
WELCOME Hello, and welcome to the new look Resource Equity Quarterly Bulletin. Why are we sending you this? Because it’s good to talk. And it’s good to listen. We want to do both: to keep you up to date with what we’re doing at Resource Equity, and to share interesting and useful research we’ve come across over the past few months. As you’ll see, we have a renewed focus, and that focus is based around one key concept: when it comes to secure land tenure, what works for women? You’ll see that phrase over and over again in this bulletin. […]
Mid Year Bulletin
Mining projects pose challenges and opportunities for women and men. However, women often bear an unequal burden of the negative impacts from mining projects and, when benefits are made available to local stakeholders, women often go without a share of those benefits. Resource Equity: Women, Land and Mining: Effective Strategies for Improved Global Practice Hi. Welcome to the mid-year Resource Equity Bulletin. In this edition, we’re focusing on the intersection between gender and extractive industries. This represents the culmination of several years worth of work by Resource Equity, exploring the obstacles to women benefitting from mining and other extractive projects. […]