The glossary provides you with definitions and explanations of terms used in the gender and climate change context.
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considers gender norms, roles and relations in order to avoid negative impacts for women and men without addressing the underlying reasons.
are beliefs held about characteristics, traits, and activity-domains that are "deemed" appropriate for men and women. As the result of social activity and constant change, gender stereotypes are neither perpetual nor static.
addresses the underlying norms, power and gender relations of ineqaulity in order to transform the society, institutions and structures towards gender equality.