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 [...]
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Latin America report: gender assessments reveal gap between real life and the UN’s good intentions GalleryAdvocacy, 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 [...]
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 [...]
In this issue of the Global forest Coalition's magazine Forest Cover we explore the full spectrum of bioenergy developments and use in West Africa and how they are impacting women and forests. The articles cover bioenergy in its very large-scale, requiring huge areas of land to provide the raw materials, to the ubiquitous and time-old [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Wednesday July 10th 2019, 2:30pm Contact: Mara Dolan 217-550-8433 email@example.com [NEW YORK, NEW YORK] Feminist activists at the United Nations will speak out today against sexism and oppression in the workplace, to remind diplomats that in the global workforce, “When women stop, the world stops.” At 2:30pm on Wednesday, women in [...]
Press conference UN Office of Nairobi, Kenya 04 December 2017 This year has been the deadliest year for environmental women human rights and environmental defenders, protecting their indigenous land and resources as they face increased crackdowns, violence, threats, intimidation and murder by state and non-state actors. Women’s rights organisations held a tribute ceremony today, [...]
Gender Day Action at the Climate Negotiations (COP23): Women's Human Rights and Environmental Defenders (WHRDs) Resist 30 environmental and gender equality activists lined up in the corridors of the United Nations yesterday with their mouths covered in black tape. It was Gender Day at the climate negotiations, and we had come together to raise awareness about the [...]
Latin America Community Conservation Resilience Skillshare, Women2030 Media Training & Seminar ‘Women & Biodiversity’
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 [...]