With the support of the Regional and Interdepartmental Department of Environment and Energy of Île-de-France (DRIEE), the association Adéquations conducted a prospective study on the correlation between gender equality and the ecological transition.
The association focused on local communities, by consulting with agents and elected representatives of local authorities in Ile-de-France as well as some institutions and organizations of the civil society. The study questioned whether taking into account gender equality could contribute to enriching territorial policies aiming at ecological transition, and conversely how the integration of sustainable development and climate issues could widen the range of actions usually taken in favor of equality?
The answers to these questions firstly show that policies and services are quite compartmentalized and that people do not always see what links could be made between ’environment / climate’ and ’gender’, or the bigger picture involving social and income inequalities, and the ability to adapt to ecological and economic crises, for example.
In this article therefore, you find a synthesis of the study.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.