Gender Equality and Environmental Sustainability in the Age of Crisis


Seager, Joni. 2019. “Gender Equality and Environmental Sustainability in the Age of Crisis.” Expert Paper, sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 64) New York, September 25-26.

Author: Joni Seager


Gender and environment are mutually constitutive. In the last 25+ years, activists and scholars have identified, revealed, puzzled over and analysed the multiple dimensions of these relationships. But the uptake of gender-environment knowledge into official analytical and policy frameworks -- including, notably, the SDGs -- has been tentative, light, and often resisted.

Topics: Environment, Climate Change, Gender, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Year: 2019

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