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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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“Gender is not Plan B!” Advancing gender-responsive measures in the CBD’s Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework

12 Jan 2019

“Gender is not Plan B!” Advancing gender-responsive measures in the CBD’s Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework

by Mrinalini Rai, Global Forest Coalition Negotiations under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are now at a crucial juncture. Governments, civil society, Indigenous Peoples, local communities, women, youth and other stakeholders are seeking to enable a paradigm shift in the human-nature relationship, from one of neglect and abuse, towards respect and sustainability. GFC and our allies worked to achieve this shift at the CBD’s 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CBD COP14) which was held in Sharm-El-Sheikh, …

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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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