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 [...]

2 03, 2020

Report on the internal mid-term evaluation of the Women2030 programme

By | 2020-03-02T16:33:31+00:00 March 2nd, 2020|Advocacy, Gender equality, News, Reports & studies|0 Comments

The 54 month-programme Women2030 started in May 2016 and will be completed by November 2020. Together with the other Women2030 co-applicants and with the support of a consultant, WECF conducted an internal Mid-term Evaluation (MTE) in the first quarter of 2019. The MTE aimed to reflect on the activities and achievements so far, to learn [...]

2 03, 2020

A National Voluntary Review – Nigeria

By | 2020-03-02T15:47:18+00:00 March 2nd, 2020|News, Reports & studies, WEP|0 Comments

Our partner organisation WEP Nigeria has contributed to the first National Voluntary Review on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. You can download it here: Nigeria's VNR

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 [...]