Action Plan on Gender and Climate Change and Executive Decree No. 012-2016-MINAM
Peru's Action Plan on Gender and Climate Change outlines the Peruvian government's official policy on gender and climate change. It recognizes that climate change does not impact people in the same way. Specifically, the policy focuses on reducing the vulnerability of women to the impacts of climate change and enhancing their adaptive capacity against them. The policy analyzes gender disparities in eight areas affected by climate change: forests, water resources, food security, energy, solid waste, education, health and well-being and disaster risk management. In then presents concrete policy recommendations in each area according to four different types of instruments: information management, capacity building, policies and management instruments and mitigation and adaptation measures. The Action Plan on Gender and Climate Change was approved by Executive Decree No. 012-2016-MINAM and published in the country's Official Gazette, El Peruano, on 24 July 2016.