Gender refers to the social roles that men and women play and the power relations between them which usally have a profound effect on the use and management of natural resources.Gender mainstreaming is becoming a cental factor in UNEP policies and programmes-bringing the diverse roles and needs of men and women to the environmental agenda.
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