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22 05, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 03, 2020

Women’s rights and traditional knowledge are crucial for conserving biodiversity in Kyrgyzstan

By | 2020-03-03T11:19:14+00:00 March 3rd, 2020|Advocacy, Biodiversity, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News, Outreach|0 Comments

[Русская версия] Last week, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) negotiations in Rome aimed to set out a global biodiversity framework for the coming decades. The sheer scale of the challenges faced by our planet is difficult to comprehend, but there is now at least recognition of the fact that ecological and social crises must be [...]

10 12, 2019

International Day of #RuralWomen: videos of Women2030 projects in Paraguay and Kenya

By | 2019-12-10T17:42:18+00:00 December 10th, 2019|Advocacy, Biodiversity, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News, Outreach, Video|0 Comments

On International Day of #RuralWomen we celebrated the crucial role that rural women and girls play in contributing to securing land rights, livelihoods and food sovereignty, as well as building resilience in the face of climate change. We’re very pleased to share with you two short videos on the inspiring work that Indigenous and peasant [...]

25 11, 2019

Forest conservation must address violence against women

By | 2019-11-25T23:20:26+00:00 November 25th, 2019|Gender Assessments, Gender equality, GFC, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

31 10, 2019

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 10, 2019

“They are only interested in soy”: how peasant and indigenous women in Paraguay are organising to survive the twin threats of industrial agriculture and climate change

By | 2019-10-08T14:12:25+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Biodiversity, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News|0 Comments

This photo essay was originally published in the Ecologist Devastating fires across South America’s fragile forests have put the spotlight on the impacts of a growing and emboldened livestock and feedstock sector, which is hungry for land and unburdened by legislation or law enforcement. The Chaco forests in western Paraguay have been particularly badly hit [...]

12 07, 2019

Land rights and livelihoods key to achieving sustainable development for Kenya’s indigenous women

By | 2019-07-12T09:26:58+00:00 July 12th, 2019|Advocacy, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News|0 Comments

en español Governments gathered today at the High-level Political Forum at United Nations Headquarters in New York are discussing Sustainable Development Goal 13, on climate action. But whilst these discussions take place on what will clearly be another set of missed international goals, rural and Indigenous women in communities far removed from New York skyscrapers [...]

4 07, 2019

Liliana Marcela Rueda

By | 2019-07-04T14:23:19+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Our stories|0 Comments

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 [...]

1 07, 2019

Teodolina Villalba

By | 2019-07-02T13:27:49+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Our stories|0 Comments

en español Location: San Isidro Community, Yrybucua District, Paraguay Works for: Federación Nacional Campesina (National Peasant’s Federation) Role in #women2030: Training participant Related SDGs: SDG 1, SDG 2, SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 5, SDG 6, SDG 12, SDG 13, SDG 15 In Paraguay at Federación Nacional Campesina I am responsible for the coordination. I work [...]

1 07, 2019

Safarbi Davlatova

By | 2019-07-02T13:24:56+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Our stories|0 Comments

en español Location: Sarikhasor, Tajikistan Works for: Forester for the Tajikistan State Agency Role in #women2030: Trainer of trainers Related SDGs: SDG 3, SDG 5, SDG 8, SDG 15 My name is Safarbi Davlatova and I work as a forester and collaborate with the Civil Society Organisation NOOSFERA. I participated in trainings on the Women2030 project [...]