15 07, 2019

Serbia

By | 2019-07-25T20:44:20+00:00 July 15th, 2019|Advocacy, Events, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2019, WECF|0 Comments

Our partner organisation EASD has prepared this shadow report in parallel to Serbia’s Voluntary National Review, presented at the High Level Political Forum 2019. You can download it here: Serbia's shadow report. High Level Political Forum Aleksandra Mladenovic (Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development) delivered a combined statement on behalf of the Women’s Major Group, on [...]

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 [...]

11 07, 2019

Feminists speak out on women’s labor rights at United Nations High Level Political Forum

By | 2019-07-11T15:34:19+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Advocacy, Events, Gender equality, News, Press release, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Wednesday July 10th 2019, 2:30pm Contact: Mara Dolan 217-550-8433 mara@wedo.org [NEW YORK, NEW YORK] Feminist activists at the United Nations will speak out today against sexism and oppression in the workplace, to remind diplomats that in the global workforce,  “When women stop, the world stops.” At 2:30pm on Wednesday, women in [...]

10 07, 2019

Chad

By | 2019-07-10T05:34:01+00:00 July 10th, 2019|Advocacy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2019, WECF|0 Comments

Our partner Colette Benoudji from the organisation Lead Tchad has prepared this shadow report in parallel to Chad's Voluntary National Reviews, presented at the High Level Political Forum 2019. You can download it here: Chad shadow report  

1 07, 2019

Women’s Major Group position paper

By | 2019-07-24T17:48:58+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Advocacy, APWLD, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News, Policy paper, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

Women today find ourselves in very difficult times. We see this in rising protectionist governments; xenophobia, misogyny, and discrimination; governments turning more inward and backward to the detriment of the world; and power ever more concentrated among elite and corporations. We see this in environmental destruction, violations of women’s human rights, privatization of public goods, [...]

16 06, 2019

European Feminist Lesbian Conference in Kiyv: We need anger, realism and lots of love

By | 2019-07-16T16:47:14+00:00 June 16th, 2019|Advocacy, Events, Gender equality, News, Outreach, WECF|0 Comments

Over 350 lesbians* bringing #LesbianGenius to the world, gathered for 3 days in a Soviet era Turist hotel, guarded like a fortress by  police and National Guard, where the halls were renamed for three days honouring fierce feminists.  The second European Lesbian * Conference (EL * C) took place in April in Kiev, Ukraine. It [...]

4 06, 2019

Kenya: gender assessment

By | 2019-06-04T14:14:32+00:00 June 4th, 2019|Advocacy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News|0 Comments

Globally, women earn an average of 23 per cent less than men for the same work, and women take home one tenth of the global income, while accounting for two thirds of global working hours. Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment are not merely socially desirable: they are critical to the accomplishment of the Sustainable Development [...]

26 04, 2019

Statement: feminist activists at Tunis Forum for Gender Equality outraged!

By | 2019-04-26T13:53:54+00:00 April 26th, 2019|Advocacy, Events, Gender equality, News, Press release, WECF|1 Comment

For immidiate release Tunis 26 April 2019   Mary (South Sudan) - We, the participants of the Tunis Forum for Gender Equality taking place in Tunis from April 24th to 26th 2019, have gathered to review the progress of the UN Security Council resolution1325 and the Beijing Platform for Action. A day before this Forum started, the [...]

14 12, 2018

Meet the Winners of the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award at COP24

By | 2018-12-14T17:40:52+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, Events, Gender equality, News, Outreach, Press release, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we awarded Gender Just Climate Solutions Winners at the climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland Yesterday, on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we held our inagural Gender Just Climate Solutions Award and publication launch at the climate negotiations in Katowice, [...]

11 12, 2018

A gloomy future for climate finance at COP24

By | 2019-01-08T11:28:43+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, COP, GFC, News, Outreach|0 Comments

By Coraina de la Plaza, Global Forest Coalition Climate finance has again been one of the most sticky issues in international climate change negotiations this year. Since the signing of the Paris Agreement (PA) and well before it, there have been many words of goodwill and promises made to deliver the finance desperately needed in [...]