In search of the lost gender : equity in protected areas

Aguilar Revelo, Lorena ; Castañeda, Itzá ; Salazar, Hilda

IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas ; IUCN, Protected Areas Programme ; IUCN, Regional Office for Meso-America

In search of the lost gender : equity in protected areas Photo: IUCN ORMA

Protected areas are conservation instruments created to protect a country’s natural resources. But, protected areas also constitute important tools for equity development among the populations settled within and around protected areas. This publication provides tools, techniques and recommendations to facilitate protected areas planning, management and administration to seek greater social equity, particularly among women and men.

Work area: 
Gender
Social Policy
Protected Areas
Protected Areas
Environmental Governance
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