Gender and REDD+ Roadmaps

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Summary

 

if REDD+ projects are not designed and implemented

with a gender perspective, they will not be as efficient and effective and, at worse, could contribute to an

increase in the gender gap. As countries begin to implement REDD+ policies and develop their national strategies, they

must address gender considerations and will require a plan of action to indentify gender differentiated risks and opportunities,

generate data to highlight best practices, and set guidelines to incorporate a gender perspective from the outset.

As countries begin to implement REDD+ policies and develop their national strategies, theymust address gender considerations and will require a plan of action to indentify gender differentiated risks and opportunities,generate data to highlight best practices, and set guidelines to incorporate a gender perspective from the outset.

These Gender and REDD+ roadmaps are products of multi-stakeholder workshops that brought together women’s  organizations, gender experts and national level policy makers. The workshops allowed partcipants to enhance their  knowledge on gender and REDD+, discuss country-specific gender issues, and propose actions that would lead to  gender-sensitive REDD+ national processes. Many of the proposed actions are based on the following general suggestions to address gender considerations in REDD+.