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1507, 2020

Achieving Gender Equality in Africa: Women2030 Africa Regional Report

By | July 15th, 2020|Categories: 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 political participation, violence against women, redistributive and economic justice, climate and environmental justice and gender stereotypes. The report highlights where Africa stands on the realization of gender equality through the lens of community-based data gathered by Women2030 partners. Download the report

1407, 2020

Global shadow report: Gender equality on the ground – Feminist findings and recommendations for achieving Agenda 2030

By | July 14th, 2020|Categories: 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 report ends with feminist recommendations and a call to action for governments, international organisations, women’s rights movements and other civil society to make sure we achieve Agenda 2030 for all. Download the full report (English) Download the summary (English | español | français | русский | Nederlandse) Help us spread the word! View our social media pack Over the past five years (2016-2020) Women2030 country partners have produced 38 shadow reports to government’s Voluntary National Reviews on the state of the implementation of the SDGs. The reports are based on desk research, multi-stakeholders’ consultations and participatory gender assessments involving [...]

1307, 2020

Georgia factsheet: SDGs and gender equality

By | July 13th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News, Shadow reports 2020, WECF|0 Comments

Georgia has made significant progress in terms of improving and harmonizing the legislative framework for the defense of human rights. However, there is still work to be done in terms of its implementation.  According to official data, women represent only 15 % (23 members) of the parliament. Although this is about a 9-percentage point increase since 2008, the total number of women in parliament remains critically low. The situation is even worse at the local level where women hold no governorship, filling only one mayoral post out of 64 and just 13 percent of seats in local councils. The latest legislative initiative to enact gender quotas was supported by more than 37,000 Georgian citizens, but Georgia’s parliament rejected the bill in March 2018, because it did not receive enough support from Members of the Parliament. 1 in 7 women reported having experienced domestic violence in their lifetime (UN Women, 2017). In January 2018, the [...]

2205, 2020

Women2030 partners in Colombia, Ghana and Paraguay feature in #OurNatureIsNotYourSolution campaign on International Day for Biodiversity

By | May 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Global Forest Coalition's latest publication looks at how International Day for Biodiversity is being used to promote false solutions and greenwashing, and how examples of real solutions that are gender-responsive, community-led and ecosystem-based must be amplified instead. Forest Cover features three articles showcasing work that GFC member groups in Colombia, Ghana and Paraguay have carried out with the support of Women2030. Download the publication here! You can also get involved in GFC's #OurNatureIsNotYourSolution campaign here.

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