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 [...]

14 02, 2020

Monitoring the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Georgia

By | 2020-02-14T17:02:17+00:00 February 14th, 2020|Advocacy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News, Reports & studies, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2020, WECF|0 Comments

The main purpose of this shadow report is to synthesize research data and case studies in order to draw attention to gaps in the SDG implementation process in Georgia and highlight successful cases where appropriate. Focusing specifically on SDG 5 – Gender Equality as well as several additional targets, such as  SDGs 6 and 7, [...]

28 01, 2020

Local Gender Equality Initiatives in Uganda

By | 2020-01-28T15:00:05+00:00 January 28th, 2020|Gender equality, News, WECF|0 Comments

Together with ARUWE, our partner organisation in Uganda, five organisations have been awarded €1000 each to support their projects on gender equality. Under our partnership programme with the European Commission, Women2030, we selected organisations based on their local initiatives on gender and Sustainable DevelopmentGoals (SDG’s).  Each of the organisations that received the grants took part in training [...]

19 12, 2019

Call for Applications : Women2030 coalition’s Joint Alternative Report

By | 2019-12-19T17:21:46+00:00 December 19th, 2019|Advocacy, APWLD, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, GFC, GWA, News, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

The Women2030 programme is led by a coalition of 4 women’s rights and gender equality organisations (WECF, APWLD, GFC, WEP). Our goal is to build capacity of women's and gender civil society organisations (CSOs) and engage them in the policy processes of Agenda2030, its corresponding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on climate [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]