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Nepal

By | 2017-09-19T13:36:09+00:00 September 19th, 2017|GFC, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2017|

Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN), 2017: GFC's partner produced this shadow report as response to Nepal's 2017 Voluntary National Review. This report has been prepared based on consultations in different local communities and with rural women’s groups who are sustainably managing natural resources in ways that need to be recognised in order [...]

Where WASH Saves Lives: Creating New Traditions in Nepal

By | 2017-09-06T10:07:58+00:00 May 29th, 2017|News, Water|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Forest Cover 59: Bioenergy in West Africa – impacts on women and forests

By | 2019-10-31T17:44:25+00:00 October 31st, 2019|Biodiversity, Climate, Energy, GFC, News|

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 [...]

Forest Cover 57 – 1.5°C from a community perspective

By | 2019-01-08T11:25:22+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Biodiversity, Climate, GFC, News, Outreach|

Welcome to the 57th issue of Forest Cover, the Global Forest Coalition’s magazine. It provides a space for environmental justice activists from across the world to present their views on international forest-related policies. As governments congregate once more for a climate COP, this time in Katowice, Poland, Forest Cover 57 looks critically at the Intergovernmental [...]

Forest Cover 53 – Leaving no one behind: Community rights and biodiversity conservation

By | 2018-10-02T17:48:14+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Biodiversity, Climate, Energy, GFC, News, Outreach|

Welcome to Forest Cover No. 53, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies. In this 53rd edition of Forest Cover, published in the run-up to the Convention on Biodiversity’s December discussions on biodiversity conservation and the Sustainable Development [...]

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 [...]

Photo Essay: Indigenous and Rural Women Conserve Mother Earth and Empower Their Communities

By | 2018-10-02T12:15:56+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Biodiversity, GFC, News, Outreach|

Originally posted on truthout.org on 7 March 2018 and written by Global Forest Coalition and members of Women2030. On this International Women’s Day, we bring you a photo essay about Indigenous and rural women and their innate connection to nature. Women’s rights and gender equality are crucial for not just women, but also for their [...]

Anila Onta

By | 2018-03-06T19:12:14+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Our stories|

Country: Nepal Works for: Global Forest Coalition Partner Role in #women2030: Gender trainer   "Working with community is so important in my life." "I have been working for over 15 years on community rights. A lawyer, facilitator and mother." There are many words representing me but one thing for sure, I love my life and enjoy [...]

Blog Post: APWLD And Our Members At HLPF And GLPF

By | 2017-09-06T09:45:19+00:00 August 10th, 2017|APWLD, Events, News|

The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) got a second iteration this year with 43 member states carrying out the Voluntary National Review, 13 of which are from Asia Pacific.The nine-days HLPF consisted of review of sets of Goals (1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 14) as well as Goal 17 followed [...]