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On International Day of Rural Women celebrate women-led struggle for gender-justice

By | 2020-10-15T15:51:46+00:00 October 15th, 2020|Advocacy, Biodiversity, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News, Outreach|

Originally posted by the Global Forest Coalition in English, Spanish and French October 15th marks International Day of Rural Women. Today, along with eight of our member groups, we are celebrating the role and invaluable contributions of women and girls all around the world towards protecting forests and biodiversity, producing healthy and sustainable food and [...]

Latin America report: gender assessments reveal gap between real life and the UN’s good intentions

By | 2020-07-08T14:36:18+00:00 July 8th, 2020|Advocacy, Biodiversity, Climate, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, GFC, Reports & studies, Shadow reports 2020|

[en español] World leaders have gathered virtually for this year's edition of the UN's High-Level Political Forum. Top on the agenda is assessing how progress is being made globally to achieve gender equality, tackle climate change and protect forests, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Global Forest Coalition has just published its own [...]

Forest conservation must address violence against women

By | 2019-11-25T23:20:26+00:00 November 25th, 2019|Gender Assessments, Gender equality, GFC, News|

by Jeanette Sequeira, Juana Vera Delgado and Ruth Nyambura, Global Forest Coalition November 25th has been designated as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women by the United Nations. The day also marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign spearheaded by feminists and women’s [...]

#HerstoryofChange: Twitterstorm at HLPF

By | 2019-07-05T11:36:35+00:00 July 5th, 2019|APWLD, Events, Gender equality, GFC, GWA, News, Our stories, Outreach, WECF, WEP|

Tuesday next week is the first day of the High Level Political Forum! It is held annually at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Every year it focuses on different themes and SDGs. The theme this year is “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality” and we will be reviewing SDG 4, 8, 10, [...]

Juana Quispe Alanoca

By | 2019-07-02T12:51:12+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Our stories|

en español Location: Viacha Municipality, La Paz Department, Bolivia Works for: Centro de Investigación y Promoción del Campesinado – CIPCA (Peasant Research and Promotion Centre) Role in #women2030: Trainer of trainers Related SDGs: SDG 2, SDG 5, SDG 6, SDG 13, SDG 15 My name is Juana and I work at CIPCA. We contribute to the [...]

Latin America Community Conservation Resilience Skillshare, Women2030 Media Training & Seminar ‘Women & Biodiversity’

By | 2017-09-06T13:55:09+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

GFC is organizing regional meetings in Chile, from 3-8 October in Santiago de Chile. Almost all GFC regional members have been invited to participate in our Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) regional skillshare, and colleagues from Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF) and the Gender and Water Alliance (GWA) will join us for these [...]