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Considering that certain cultural expressions are gender specific, gender relations in a given community play a crucial role in creating and recreating intangible cultural heritage worldwide. While acknowledging the existence of various types of gender relations and its importance in ICH safeguarding, UNESCO’s actions on ICH and gender aims at raising awareness about the importance of gender equality.

Below can be consulted meetings and projects that are or have already been organized/implemented on the subject of ICH and women/gender. Several research and specific pilot projects on ICH and gender are planned in the future.

    Réunion d'experts sur le genre et le patrimoine culturel immatériel

    8 - 10 December 2003

    Paris (France)

    Réunion d'expert sur les femmes, le patrimoine immatériel et le développement

    25 - 27 June 2001

    Téhéran (Iran (République islamique d’))

    Symposium international sur le rôle des femmes dans la transmission du patrimoine culturel immatériel

    27 - 30 September 1999

    Téhéran (Iran (République islamique d’))