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UNTGG China Gender Facility administered by UN Women China: Enhancing Women's Role in Wildlife Protection and Promoting Gender Equality in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
  • Topic: Gender equality and women's empowerment
  • Keywords: Gender equality, adaptation, climate change, China, women's empowerment, UN Women, biodiversity, women's leadership, research, advocacy, wildlife protection and environment
  • Location: Zhuhai Municipality, Guangdong Province, China
  • Date of completion: 2012-10-28
Deliverables & Resources
UNTGG China Gender Facility administered by UN Women China: Enhancing Women's Role in Wildlife Protection and Promoting Gender Equality in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China

Partner(s)

UN Women, Zhuhai Society of Biology

Description/achievement of initiative

UN Women, through the project, will support municipal governments to take measures to encourage women and men's equal participation and leadership in wildlife protection in Zhuhai, so that women and men play equally important roles in the protection of wild animals at risk of extinction in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province.

Implementation methodologies

A research study will be conducted to ascertain the nature of, and barriers to, women's participation and leadership in wildlife or environmental protection organizations and activities in Zhuhai. The findings of the research study will be used for training to and advocacy for governmental officials. Training will be provided to about 50 members of wildlife or environmental protection organizations in Zhuhai, so that the capability of incorporating gender perspectives into daily work among the personnel of wildlife or environmental protection organizations will be improved. An advocacy conference will be organized to share the project research findings and advocate for attention to gender equality in wildlife protection efforts to which relevant municipal government officials, the media, and other related institutions.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
A research study will be conducted to ascertain the nature of, and barriers to, women's participation and leadership in wildlife or environmental protection organizations and activities in Zhuhai. The research report will be submitted to UN Women 2011
An advocacy conference will be organized to share the project research findings and advocate for attention to gender equality in wildlife protection efforts to which relevant municipal government officials, the media, and other related institutions. 2012
Training to about 50 members of wildlife or environmental protection organizations in Zhuhai will be provided. 2012
Resources
Type Details
Other, please specify A research study to be conducted (USD 4800)
Other, please specify Training to about 50 members of wildlife or environmental protection organizations in Zhuhai (USD 3000)
Other, please specify An advocacy conference to be organized (USD 4800)
Financing (in USD) $12,600
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