The IGU Commission on Gender and Geography has a new website: see



The Commission on Gender and Geography of the International Geographical Union is an active group of 750 geographers from 53 different countries in all parts of the world. The Commission has an active program on gender issues in many countries, organizing several meetings each year and expanding its intellectual network through newsletters and academic publications.


Activities in 2017

  • International Seminar on Gender and Space and Latin-American Seminar on Geography, Gender and Sexualities, May 16-19, 2017, Metropolitan Autonomous University of Mexico - see activities page


The Commission has initiated YES!: the Commission's Young and Early Career Scholars committee. See Members page for the steering committee members of YES!


Working papers and reports of the IGU Commission on Gender and Geography can be downloaded from the Publications page.




Leaflet Commission on Gender and Geography



Editor: Dr Joos Droogleever Fortuijn. Last update: Friday, March 31, 2017 14:40 .