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We have 13 items tagged with ‘Equity’.
  • Woman speaking with a microphone to an audience of men.

    Every voice counts: addressing inequality in research and development

    To address colonial perspectives and social and environmental injustices in research and development practice, we must be open to learning from and including different backgrounds, contexts and systems, and to recognising both past injustices and the privilege enjoyed by researchers from the global North

    16 March 2022 | Blog | Gender
  • Woman wearing a blazer checks her mobile phone in the street.

    Towards gender equality: the digital rights of girls and women

    The pandemic catalysed a worldwide shift to virtual engagement. But girls and women are still missing out.

    24 January 2022 | Blog | Gender
  • Woman speaks on the phone.

    Closing the digital gender gap: lessons from the pandemic

    This IIED Debates event explored why and how the digital world should consider the needs of both women and men of all ages to enable progress

    30 September 2021 | Event | Communication
  • People cram into a vehicle doorway

    Climate-induced migration and modern slavery

    How is climate-induced migration creating vulnerability to modern slavery and what are the solutions?

    10 September 2021 | Event | Communication
  • Vegetable garden in the middle of a city street

    Argentinian city Rosario wins award for urban sustainability

    The World Resources Institute Ross Centre ‘Prize for Cities’ competition has awarded its grand prize to the municipality of Rosario, to recognise major progress in building climate resilience and equity through urban agriculture

    9 July 2021 | News | Climate change
  • A group of people outside huddle around diagrams and charts laid out on the floor

    Assessing the social impacts, governance and equity of conservation: SAPA, GAPA or SAGE?

    IIED has developed three practical and relatively low-cost tools for stakeholders and rights-holders of a protected or conserved area to assess their social impact, the quality of governance and the equity of conservation

    8 December 2020 | Article | Biodiversity
  •  A discussion on protected area governance in a stakeholder workshop with a community on the edge of Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda (Image: Francesca Brooker/IIED)

    Q&A: How can we achieve 'fairer conservation'?

    Now is the time to consider understanding and assessing equity in protected area conservation, says Phil Franks

    27 February 2018 | Article | Biodiversity
  • A market takes place in the village of Tiogo next to the Tiogo Forest in Burkina Faso. With much of the food and hand crafts on sale from the forest, the community is dependent on the conservation of the forest to maintain their livelihoods (Photo: CIF Action, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Towards a fairer future for conservation

    Conservation at a crossroads: Phil Franks explains why conservation must take fairness more seriously

    5 September 2016 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • The world's top bankers discussed international financial systems at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Photo: Steinegger, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    It's time for the Davos super-rich to pay their fair share

    As the rich and powerful gather in Davos, IIED director Camilla Toulmin urges a change in attitudes to taxation to tackle growing inequality

    22 January 2015 | Blog | Economics
  • Seven ways equity can promote success at the UN climate talks

    For a new global climate agreement to be truly equitable —and get global buy-in — it must share the burden of adaptation as well as that of mitigation.

    7 November 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • Women discuss forest management at a Community Forest User Group meeting in Nepal. Photo: WOCAN

    Gender and REDD+

    Women from poor, forest-dependent communities play a key role in the management of forests, and yet they are frequently marginalised from decision-making in communities. This is a problem as gender equity is essential for tackling more sustainable forest management, and to achieving the aims of REDD+, which aims to reduce emissions and conserve forests in specific countries

    12 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • Polluted air coming out of the smoke stacks of a factory in Shanghai, China.

    The least developed countries, equity, and a brave new world

    For the first time, all of the world’s major carbon emitters – including China, the US and India – will be legally bound to a new global climate agreement that reduces emissions. But, HOW?

    2 July 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • People gesture and point at a man with a microphone.

    G8 summit: A revolutionary agenda

    The G8 leaders meet in Northern Ireland on June 17, with the UK in the chair, and trade, tax, and transparency as the text. It’s a revolutionary agenda, if seen through to the end.

    14 June 2013 | Blog | Governance
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