Gender quotas increase the equality and effectiveness of climate policy interventions

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Gender quotas increase the equality and effectiveness of climate policy interventions

Gender quotas increase the equality and effectiveness of climate policy interventions, Published online: 18 March 2019; doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0438-4

Decision-making structures in forest-user communities often exclude women. This lab-in-field experiment shows that groups in which at least 50% of members were women conserved more trees, and distributed benefits more equally, in a payment for ecosystem services intervention.

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