The Commission on Gender and Geography of the International Geographical Union is an active group of about 670 geographers from 50 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 2015


  • IGU Regional Conference on 'Geography, Culture and Society for Our Future Earth', 17-22 August 2015 in Moscow, Russia - see activities page for theme and form call for sessions


Activities in 2014

  • IGU Regional Conference, 18-22 August 2014 on 'Changes, Challenges, responsibilities' in Kraków, Poland with 9 sessions of the Commission on Gender and Geography - see activities page.
  • Workshop 'The gendering of new realities; unequal challenges and responsibilities', 16-17 August 2014 in Warsaw - see activities page.




Leaflet Commission on Gender and Geography



Editor: Dr Joos Droogleever Fortuijn. Last update: Friday, October 10, 2014 9:40 .