Indicators to Measure Gender Representation in Climate Change Decision-Making

A new report from the European Institute for Gender Equality proposes a set of indicators for objective K.1 of the Beijing Platform for Action – i.e. to “Involve women actively in environmental decision making at all levels”. The report reviews the theoretical links between gender issues and climate change. It is the first EU-wide report on gender equality and climate change which provides comparable data at the for the 27 EU countries, in the form of a series of tables showing women’s current participation in climate change decision-making for ministries related to the environment, energy, and transportation, as well as at the EU and international levels. It also provides data about the proportion of women graduates among all graduates in scientific and technical fields related to climate change.

 

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Review of the Implementation in the EU of area K of the Beijing Platform for Action: Women and the Environment is available at:

http://www.eige.europa.eu/content/document/gender-equality-and-climate-change-report

 

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