5 02, 2018

Nadezhda Kutepova: human rights lawyer, Russia

By | 2018-02-05T17:14:25+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Climate, Our stories, WECF|0 Comments

 “My father and grandparents died of cancer because they worked for the nuclear industry, and my mother was driven to an early grave by endless fights in courts,”. Nadezhda Kutepova from City 40, a city hidden from the map in the Soviet era, has tried to fight the unhealthy reality it’s habitants have been forced [...]

24 01, 2018

Priscilla Achakpa, “Eco Hero”, Nigeria

By | 2018-02-05T15:55:56+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Climate, News, Our stories, Outreach, WEP|0 Comments

Meet the pioneers of WOMEN2030 The work of Women 2030 partner and Organising Partner in the Women's Major Group (WMG) was honoured by Nigerian Television and German Welle Radio/TV. Priscilla Achakpa, Executive Director of Women Environmental Programme, was appointed as an ambassador for the TV magazine and show "Eco@Africa".  For her extraordinary commitment to the [...]

15 09, 2017

Anila Onta, Nepal

By | 2017-09-18T17:24:20+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Our stories|0 Comments

Gender trainer & Global Forest Coalition Partner   "Working with community is so important in my life." "I have been working for over 15 years on community rights. A lawyer, facilitator and mother." There are many words representing me but one thing for sure, I love my life and enjoy all the time no matter [...]

15 09, 2017

Juana Vera Delgado, Netherlands

By | 2017-09-18T17:24:25+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Our stories|0 Comments

Senior Gender and Water Programme Officer at GWA Of rural Peruvian origin has been living in the Netherlands for the last 12 years. An agricultural engineer by training, she became intrigued by the dynamics of power relations on peoples everyday lives in rural areas, especially surrounding gender. Coming from a patriarchal family, she faced [...]