Statement of Principles: Gender Equality
WWF is a conservation organisation and seeks to advance its mission—a world in which both
people and nature thrive—on the fundamental principle that positive outcomes for both people
and nature depend on firmly anchoring and integrating human rights into conservation practices.
Promotion of gender equality is core to this approach and a cross-cutting theme for all of its work.
Whilst respecting national laws and the role of the State, this Statement of Principles applies in
the context of all WWF’s work. It is part of WWF’s core standards, which have been adopted
across the WWF Network and are supported by WWF’s core values of courage, integrity, respect