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Women2030 partners in Colombia, Ghana and Paraguay feature in #OurNatureIsNotYourSolution campaign on International Day for Biodiversity

By | 2020-05-22T14:41:58+00:00 May 22nd, 2020|News|

Global Forest Coalition's latest publication looks at how International Day for Biodiversity is being used to promote false solutions and greenwashing, and how examples of real solutions that are gender-responsive, community-led and ecosystem-based must be amplified instead. Forest Cover features three articles showcasing work that GFC member groups in Colombia, Ghana and Paraguay have carried [...]

Government silent on over 313 murders of human rights and environment defenders, denounce Colombian activists

By | 2018-10-02T11:58:17+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Advocacy, APWLD, GFC, News, Outreach, Press release, WECF|

Colombian activists protest outside UN headquarters in New York; photo credit: Women’s Major Group New York, 19 July: Activists from various organizations worldwide [1] protested against the murders of at least 313 human rights defenders in front of the United Nations headquarters two days after the Colombian government reported at the High Level Political Forum [...]

Colombia

By | 2018-10-03T15:29:28+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Advocacy, GFC, News, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2018|

The Colombia report points to the correlation between the end of the armed conflict and the increase in deforestation rates. The government also shows a lack of political will to synergise the implementation of Agenda 2030 and the implementation of the Peace Agreement, which acts as a key barrier to achieving genuine sustainable development. The report [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Liliana Marcela Rueda

By | 2019-07-04T14:23:19+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Our stories|

en español Location: Vereda Centenario, Lebirja Municipality, Santander Department, Colombia Works for: Asociación Municipal de Mujeres Campesinas de Lebrija (AMMUCALE) and Colectivo de Reservas Campesinas y Comunitarias de Santander Role in #women2030: Participant in training and capacity-building workshops Related SDGs: SDG 1​, SDG 2​ ,SDG 4​, SDG 5, SDG 6​, SDG 7 My name is Liliana [...]

#Ruralwomen: join our Women2030 campaign!

By | 2018-10-15T09:56:29+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Gender equality, GFC, News, Outreach, WECF|

It is the International Day of Rural Women on Monday today. Every year, October 15th commemorates the crucial role of rural women and girls, including Indigenous women and girls in contributing to sustainable development, rural livelihoods, food, climate resilience and wellbeing. This year, #Women2030 is highlighting the harsh impacts of unsustainable industries and development on [...]