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Role of Gender in Sustainable Consumption and Production

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Role of Gender in Sustainable Consumption and Production
Year: 2022
Language: English

Gender shapes the motives, means and opportunities for men and women to contribute to sustainability. Factors like time, decision-making power, inherent drive to conserve, financial status, rights to resources, social and political awareness and knowledge, are some of the contributing factors that determine the actions and behavior of men and women towards sustainability. This report explores the relationship between gender and various aspects of sustainable consumption, and highlights the role and responsibilities taken up by men and women in fostering SCP.