A point, matter or dispute concerning the capabilities, societal roles or other differences and divisions between women and men, especially the relative weight of biological and physical difference versus culture and socialization as a cause of those distinctions. (Source: GEMET - ISEP / RHW)
The state of being male or female with an emphasis on culturally and socially constructed differences in roles and behavious. (Source: draft based on Oxford Dictionary)
Concept URI: https://www.informea.org/en/terms/gender
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with gender
You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with gender. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
|Convention on Biological Diversity||1 article or paragraph|
|Basel Convention||1 decision64 documents|
|Stockholm Convention||2 articles and paragraphs1 decision9 documents|
|Nagoya Protocol||2 articles and paragraphs|
|United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change||11 decisions|
|United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification||4 articles and paragraphs|
|Rotterdam Convention||1 decision7 documents|
|Minamata Convention on Mercury||1 article or paragraph|
|United Nations Environment Assembly||2 decisions|