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 | 2020-07-14T22:57:20+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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

18 02, 2020

Testimony – what is it like being a winner of the Gender Just Climate Solutions award?

By | 2020-02-18T11:59:59+00:00 February 18th, 2020|Advocacy, Climate, News, Our stories, WECF|0 Comments

“The award winners annual meetings continue to be the highlight of the year in our lives and to rejuvenate our energies to continue to strive for gender-just climate solutions”. Bertha Chiroro is the Senior Project Coordinator at GenderCC – Southern Africa – a non-governmental organisation that works for women’s rights and gender justice. Here is [...]

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 [...]

27 11, 2019

Join us for the 5th annual Gender Just Climate Solutions Award at COP25

By | 2019-11-27T17:35:31+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Advocacy, Climate, Events, News, WECF|0 Comments

It’s time for action! Small scale, decentralised, locally owned solutions are just as relevant as large scale, high investment projects. Come and meet our Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards Winners as we host the 5th annual award ceremony at the climate negotiations (COP25) in Madrid. Radical action is what the Women and Gender Constituency has [...]

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 [...]

29 08, 2019

WEBINAR: info session on the Gender Just Climate Solutions award

By | 2019-08-29T19:35:36+00:00 August 29th, 2019|Advocacy, Climate, COP, Events, Gender equality, News, Online courses & tools, WECF|0 Comments

When: 4 September 2019, 15:00-16:00 CEST Where: online Translations: English, French, Spanish Register: https://portal.voiceboxer.com/events/k42vba/register?blm_aid=59428 The Women and Gender Constituency, a coalition of women’s rights and gender organizations working together at the UN climate negotiations, invites you to this information session for an overview on the 5th Annual ‘Gender-Just Climate Solutions’ Awards! The awards aim to showcase real [...]