Gender and REDD+ Roadmaps
As countries begin to implement REDD+ policies and develop their national strategies, theymust address gender considerations and will require a plan of action to indentify gender differentiated risks and opportunities,generate data to highlight best practices, and set guidelines to incorporate a gender perspective from the outset.
These Gender and REDD+ roadmaps are products of multi-stakeholder workshops that brought together women’s organizations, gender experts and national level policy makers. The workshops allowed partcipants to enhance their knowledge on gender and REDD+, discuss country-specific gender issues, and propose actions that would lead to gender-sensitive REDD+ national processes. Many of the proposed actions are based on the following general suggestions to address gender considerations in REDD+.