The Agenda 2030 is a key driving force for gender equality. With the acceptation of the SDG´s, governments committed to address a range of social, economic and environmental issues that, if fully implemented, could be transformative for women and girls everywhere, regarding economic inequality, agriculture, energy, biodiversity and climate change, and peace and security.
Article shared by Gender and Water Alliance Our partner Gender and Water Alliance share this report by Globalwaters on how #women and girls in #Nepal experience 'chhaupadi', an ancient system of taboos surrounding menstruating women. Like many women in the region, Tiruwa was told to sleep in a chhau goth or menstrual hut during her [...]
Going forward in shaping the rules for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, while taking the gender perspective into account “This meeting will enable governments to push further on the rules for making the Paris Agreement fully operational”, said UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa for the launch of the intersession, which was held from 8 [...]
Global Forest Coalition has produced this video.
Shared by Global Forest Coalition Women preparing to go to their gardens downhill.⠀ The village of Hageulu, #Solomon Islands is located high up in the mountains, and is about 8 km from the coast of East Gao Bugotu Constituency. There is no proper road access to the Hageulu community, only forest and [...]
Six partner CSOs participated in the 2-day Training of Trainers (ToT) from 3-4 April 2017 in #Dhaka, Bangladesh. The workshop built participants' understanding of how mainstreaming a #gender and #empowermentapproach in the #SDGs are critical to its aim of #LeavingNoOneBehind.
Anke Stock and Sascha Gabizon writing about the Sustainable Development Goals in "European Expression: Gender Equality and Mainstreaming" Our Gender Expert Anke Stock and Director Sascha Gabizon wrote in the European Expression (a Review) about the capacity of the Sustainable Development Goals. Below is an excerpt from the article: "WHO analyses across 141 countries on [...]