Youth EcoCenter of Tajikistan (YEC) is a public social-ecological organization working with communities in the field of sustainable resource management, climate resilience improvement and organization of awareness raising campaigns and educational programs. YEC took an active part in climate change and environment policy decisions making process at the national level and assisted in development of the National Strategy for Climate Change Adaptation and implementation of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) in Tajikistan.
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Technologies are not gender neutral, and tackling climate change demands that everyone's experience and skills are utilized. Therefore climate technology action needs to ensure that women and men are both engaged in decision-making processes, development and use of technologies, and benefit from their outcomes. Women commonly face higher risks and greater burdens from the impacts of climate change, and their needs must be addressed to ensure effective and equitable climate change actions. Women also bring new perspectives and innovations in identifying and implementing solutions. Below you will find gender-related publications, partners, CTCN technical assistance, technologies and other information for exploring the topic of gender and climate change solutions further.