16 07, 2019

Peoples’ development justice movement gathered in New York

By | 2019-07-16T03:24:16+00:00 July 16th, 2019|Advocacy, APWLD, Events, Gender equality, GFC, News, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

Demanding governments to having a people-centred approach to development More than 100 civil society organisations, activists and human rights defenders from New York and across the globe gathered yesterday, Sunday, 15 July at a “Ground Level Peoples’ Forum” (GLPF) to share their struggles and reflect on the rise of macho fascist politics, amidst the growing [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

5 03, 2018

On the road to HLPF 2018: regional forum in Geneva on the Sustainable Development Goals

By | 2018-06-18T18:34:30+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Advocacy, Events, News, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

15 partners from the Women's Major Group joined the regional Forum at the UN in Geneva: Women’s leaders from Civil Society Organisations from Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, UK and Spain and Switzerland joined the Regional Agenda 2030 forum. At the Forum, the WMG partners met with member [...]

4 12, 2017

Attacks on Environmental Women Human Rights Defenders Unacceptable

By | 2018-10-03T14:01:13+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Advocacy, APWLD, Gender equality, Press release, WECF, WEP, WMG|0 Comments

Press conference UN Office of Nairobi, Kenya 04 December 2017    This year has been the deadliest year for environmental women human rights and environmental defenders, protecting their indigenous land and resources as they face increased crackdowns, violence, threats, intimidation and murder by state and non-state actors. Women’s rights organisations held a tribute ceremony today, [...]

13 07, 2017

VIDEO: Alla Kuvatova’s intervention on gender equality & technology (HLPF 2017)

By | 2017-09-12T17:11:28+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Advocacy, News, Video, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

  Alla Kuvatova (NGO New Panorama) delivered her combined statement on behalf of the Women’s Major Group, during the 8th Meeting of the High-level Political Forum, on the Review of goals, thematic review SDG 17: Advancing science, technology and innovation for SDGs – Q&A, in New York, on 13th July 2017, at the [...]