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Gender, Environment and Sustainable Development

Course

Self-paced e-learning

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Offered by

Stockholm Environment Institute

Course details

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Length
1 - 3 weeks
Level
Introductory
Language
English
Region
Asia and the Pacific
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free

Course summary

This online course from Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Asia Centre equips you with a set of multimedia and learning tools to better understand gender in environment and sustainable development.

About this course

This online course from Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Asia Centre equips you with a set of multimedia and learning tools to better understand gender in environment and sustainable development.Our course consists of three content modules. Firstly, the Introduction module will provide an explanation of the key issues and concepts about the gender and environment relationship with an explanation of the Feminist Political Ecology (FPE) framework. The second module, Gender in Agriculture and Water, will explore gender inequalities in agriculture and water management, and use an illustrative case study from the Mekong Region. Lastly, the module on Gender in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) will use the FPE perspective to explain the connections between gender, climate change and DRR along with a gender analysis of climate change adaptation and mitigation governance and a case study of the Nepal earthquake of April 2015.
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Target audience

This course is suitable for development worker, researcher, practitioner, student or anyone who is interested to learn more on gender intersection with economic and social aspects as well as the relationship of gender and environment.

Learning objectives

you will learn

  1. How gender, in its intersection with other social and economic identities, shapes control of women and men, and their access to natural resources, and mediates their experiences to the impacts of environmental and climate change
  2. The relationship between gender and the environment in key sectors of natural resources management
  3. How to address gender inequality in political decisions over natural resources
  4. How to implement gender-transformative approaches in climate change adaptation and mitigation governance