Powerful-synergies: Gender Equality, Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability

Published: September 2012

This is a collection of evidence-based papers by scholars and practitioners that explore the interconnections between gender equality and sustainable development across a range of sectors and global development issues such as energy, health, education, food security, climate change, human rights, consumption and production patterns, and urbanization. The publication provides evidence from various sectors and regions on how women's equal access and control over resources not only improves the lives of individuals, families and nations, but also helps ensure the sustainability of the environment.

Populations Men, Women

Complementary Outcomes Education And Literacy, Women's Rights

Publishers United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Geographic Focus Global