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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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On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples we welcome the IPCC’s recognition of the role that indigenous women, and men, play in forest protection, climate mitigation and biodiversity conservation

10 Aug 2019

On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples we welcome the IPCC’s recognition of the role that indigenous women, and men, play in forest protection, climate mitigation and biodiversity conservation

The need to protect forests and biodiversity in order to mitigate the impacts of the climate emergency is a key conclusion in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on land and climate change. It spells out just how vital healthy and functioning ecosystems are to mitigating global temperature rises. It also cautions about the dangerous impacts of false and expensive solutions like bioenergy and large-scale afforestation, and it highlights the importance of reducing meat consumption and …

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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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