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Women's rights and empowerment

GFC works together with a large number of women’s movements in the international Women’s Major Group (WMG) on sustainable development and on UNEP processes, and in the #Women2030 Programme. We are also part of The Gender & Sustainable Development Alliance which includes recognised organisations such as Women International for a Common Future (WECF) and the Gender Water Alliance. We aim to integrate gender considerations in all our other policies and activities.

The #Women2030 project is being implemented in 52 countries across different regions of the world. It is lead by a coalition of 5 women and gender network organisations collaborating to realise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a gender-equitable and climate-just way.

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“Respect traditional knowledge and promote community-led conservation”, say West African groups on International Day of Forests

21 Mar 2019

“Respect traditional knowledge and promote community-led conservation”, say West African groups on International Day of Forests

From 18 to 21 March 2019, 32 representatives of local community groups, women’s groups and NGOs gathered for a West African skillshare on gender-sensitive community-based forest conservation and restoration initiatives, and a strategy meeting on bioenergy developments. The event was was organised by the Global Forest Coalition, in collaboration with the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, the American Jewish World Service and les Amis de la Terre-Togo. On 21 March 2019, the participants agreed on the following press statement. Press …

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#women2030 Media Training Toolkit

21 Mar 2017

#women2030 Media Training Toolkit

If you need to know more about how to communicate your campaign to others, this Media Training Toolkit will help you. It introduces basic ‘need to know’ information about telling…

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