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, if it is undertaken in a gender-responsive manner.
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, financing and information sharing related to the NAP process.
A gender-responsive NAP process involves:
Blogs on Gender-Responsive NAP Processes
- Unpacking Gender-Responsive Adaptation Finance: Key issues and the way forward | March 6, 2020
- NAPs and the GAP: Five ways National Adaptation Plan processes can support implementation of the enhanced Gender Action Plan | January 29, 2020
- Why Gender Matters in Climate Change Adaptation | June 18, 2019
- “Is there a gender issue?” Lessons from Jamaica’s Workshop on Integrating Gender into the NAP Process | November 2, 2018
- Gender and Climate Change Adaptation: A learning journey | April 30, 2018
- 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, Adaptation Planning and the Art of Asking the “Right” Questions | December 21, 2016
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