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Defending Rights

Indigenous West Sumatran Women Protect Forest

19 Oct, 2017

Uslaini or Chaus comes from a farming family of the Minangkabau indigenous tribe in West Sumatra. She is also an activist and work for the development of rural communities and forest conservation. Chaus is the Director of WALHI Sumatra Barat in Indonesia, which works among forest and indigenous communities (Walhi is GFC member in Asia region). This is Chaus’ photo essay which is originally published by Magdalene, a women and gender news platform in Indonesia. Enjoy the photo essay here.

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Our food is not your business

6 May, 2017

Alternatives to unsustainable livestock and feedstock farming and the current corporate free trade model This briefing paper aims to contribute to the many ongoing efforts, actions, and discussions on alternatives…

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Sustainable Development Goals and Gender

8 Mar, 2017

This international Women’s Day, GFC joins in solidarity with partners and women’s groups to defend women’s rights and gender equality worldwide. We also acknowledge that with recent times women still…

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National CCRI workshops held in Africa

22 Feb, 2017

By Kureeba David* The Global Forest Coalition, in partnership with host Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) institutions in selected countries, organised three national workshops on CCRI in Africa at the…

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