Status of initiative: N/a
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.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

UN Women, Zhuhai Society of Biology
Deliverables
2011
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
2012
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.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
12,600 USD
Financing (in USD)
12,600 USD
Other, please specify
A research study to be conducted (USD 4800)
Other, please specify
An advocacy conference to be organized (USD 4800)
Other, please specify
Training to about 50 members of wildlife or environmental protection organizations in Zhuhai (USD 3000)
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: Zhuhai Municipality, Guangdong Province, China
Date of completion: 2012-10-28
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Julie Broussard, julia.broussard@unwomen.org

Documents
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