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Ending Violence Against Women Requires Systemic Change

By | 2020-11-25T16:10:06+00:00 November 25th, 2020|Advocacy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, GFC, News, Reports & studies, Shadow reports, WECF|

by Jeanette Sequeira (Global Forest Coalition) and Audrey Ledanois (Women Engage for a Common Future) This year, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25th comes toward the end of a particularly difficult one for women across the world, who with COVID-19 have faced domestic violence during lockdowns and financial [...]

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 [...]

WEBINAR: info session on the Gender Just Climate Solutions award

By | 2019-08-29T19:35:36+00:00 August 29th, 2019|Advocacy, Climate, COP, Events, Gender equality, News, Online courses & tools, WECF|

When: 4 September 2019, 15:00-16:00 CEST Where: online Translations: English, French, Spanish Register: https://portal.voiceboxer.com/events/k42vba/register?blm_aid=59428 The Women and Gender Constituency, a coalition of women’s rights and gender organizations working together at the UN climate negotiations, invites you to this information session for an overview on the 5th Annual ‘Gender-Just Climate Solutions’ Awards! The awards aim to showcase real [...]

The rights of Indigenous Peoples are key to saving our global ecosystems

By | 2018-10-02T10:52:27+00:00 August 9th, 2018|GFC, News, Outreach|

By the Global Forest Coalition Indigenous Peoples have been protecting biodiversity on Earth for thousands of years. Yet their rights are increasingly being eroded and they face multiple threats. On this International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we honor the important role that Indigenous Peoples play in protecting Mother Earth. This photo-essay gives you [...]

Calling Out Violence Against Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders

By | 2018-01-26T11:51:25+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Advocacy, GFC, News|

Opinion article by Jeanette Sequeira published by Truth-Out.  November 29 marks the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. It is a tribute to the thousands of courageous women who stand up for human rights and the environment around the world. Let us call out the violence and repression that these women face in their daily struggles. Women [...]

Calling Out Violence Against Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders

By | 2018-10-02T12:08:40+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Advocacy, External news, Gender equality, GFC, News|

This was originally posted on truthout.org on 30 November 2017 and written by Jeanette Sequeira (Global Forest Coalition). November 29 marks the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. It is a tribute to the thousands of courageous women who stand up for human rights and the environment around the world. Let us call out the violence and repression [...]

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 [...]