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A gender identity that cannot be defined within the gender binary (the categories of woman and man). Non-binary people understand their gender as either in-between or beyond the binary, or they reject the concept of having a gender entirely (as defined by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Mama Cash, see ‘Vibrant yet under-resourced, 2020, https://fundlbq.org/wp- content/uploads/2020/06/Astraea_MamaCash_LBQ_Report_VDEF-v2-SPREADS.pdf).
structure and ways of functioning, the capacity for self‐organisation and the capacity to adapt naturally to stress and change (as defined by the IPCC).
A simple way of mapping your stakeholders is to use two axes, one describing their power and influence over decisions, the other their interest and support for your ideas. So your get four quadrants, one for stakeholders with both high influence and support, another with supporters with low influence, a third with opponents with high influence, and the fourth with opponents who have little influence. Further information, for examplehttps://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/organisation/strategy/directionsetting/stakeholder.
People whose gender identity or expression differs from the sex assigned to them at birth. Some transgender people identify and present themselves as either a man or a woman; others identify with a gender nonconforming or non-binary gender category. Transgender people identify themselves by many different terms, some of which are specific to local cultures (as defined by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Mama Cash, see above).
The propensity or predisposition to be adversely affected. Vulnerability encompasses a variety of concepts and elements including sensitivity or susceptibility to harm and lack of capacity to cope and adapt (as defined by the IPCC).