Gender equality is a universal human right. It is also a key area of intersection across both the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement. The NAP process presents an important opportunity to address gender inequalities.
Gender-responsive approaches go beyond sensitivity to the differences between women and men—they actively seek to promote gender equality. Applying this to the NAP process requires attention to gender throughout the iterative cycle of planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. It also means consideration of gender issues in the crosscutting dimensions, including institutional arrangements, capacity development and information sharing related to the NAP process.
A gender-responsive NAP process involves:
Blogs on Gender-Responsive NAP Processes
- Gender-Responsive Adaptation in Peru: Interview with Ivonne Yupanqui Valderrama | March 7, 2018
- COP 23: Moving the conversation on gender and climate change adaptation forward | October 30, 2017
- Kiribati Strengthens Gender Considerations in the Revision of its NAP Document | October 30, 2017
- Three Key Actions to Make NAP Processes More Gender-Responsive | July 27, 2017
- Gender in NAP Processes: A pilot review of climate change adaptation planning documents from 15 countries | May 27, 2017
- Gender, Adaptation Planning and the Art of Asking the “Right” Questions | December 21, 2016