28 04, 2021

CSW65: Challenging and exciting global women’s rights negotiations at UN

By | 2021-05-06T14:55:08+00:00 April 28th, 2021|Advocacy, Climate, Gender equality, News, WECF|0 Comments

by Rose Heffernan This year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) had the priority theme of ‘women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.’ As we have engaged in the CSW in previous years, [...]

30 03, 2021

Virtually in New York at the UN: WECF events during the Commission on the Status of Women

By | 2021-05-26T11:20:28+00:00 March 30th, 2021|Advocacy, Gender equality, News, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

A year ago, just before the CSW, the corona pandemic changed everything. But now we have found new ways of movement building. So, we can connect virtually from all over the world to CSW65. In addition to the negotiations, in which government delegations have discussions on what it takes to improve gender equality, a lot [...]

25 11, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

15 10, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

15 07, 2020

Achieving Gender Equality in Africa: Women2030 Africa Regional Report

By | 2020-07-15T13:22:41+00:00 July 15th, 2020|Advocacy, Biodiversity, Climate, Energy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News, Reports & studies, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2020, WEP|0 Comments

This publication compiles the results of gender assessments and Sustainable Development Goals’ policy monitoring by the Women2030 partners in Africa in the following countries: Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Tchad, Liberia and Tunisia. The gender assessments and policy monitoring carried out by Women2030 partners assessed the situation of women in the target countries regarding [...]

14 07, 2020

Global shadow report: Gender equality on the ground – Feminist findings and recommendations for achieving Agenda 2030

By | 2021-03-19T18:21:02+00:00 July 14th, 2020|Advocacy, APWLD, Biodiversity, Climate, Energy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, GFC, News, Outreach, Policy paper, Reports & studies, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2020, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

This global shadow report aims to capture the inspiring and diverse range of work that has taken place through the Women2030 programme over the past five years. It provides bottom-up and evidence-based civil society perspectives on SDG and gender equality progress with a focus on key feminist priorities, structural barriers and opportunities for change. The [...]

13 07, 2020

Georgia factsheet: SDGs and gender equality

By | 2020-07-13T17:43:23+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Advocacy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News, Shadow reports 2020, WECF|0 Comments

Georgia has made significant progress in terms of improving and harmonizing the legislative framework for the defense of human rights. However, there is still work to be done in terms of its implementation.  According to official data, women represent only 15 % (23 members) of the parliament. Although this is about a 9-percentage point increase since [...]

8 07, 2020

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|0 Comments

[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 [...]