The Women and Gender Constituency at SB56


Gender Equality & Feminist Events Overview Produced by the Women & Gender Constituency, this events list contains WGC events at SB56 as well as events on gender equality and feminist climate action. The list is organized by date and time. All times are in Germany time/CEST. Events marked with an asterisk* indicate that a WGC… Read More

Apply Now! Call for 7th annual ‘Gender-Just Climate Solutions’ Award open


The Women and Gender Constituency invites you to participate in the 7th annual ‘Gender-Just Climate Solutions’ Awards! These awards showcase real solutions for a just, healthy and sustainable planet. All types of activist, grassroots, women-led and gender equality organizations and groups working on responding to the climate crisis are encouraged to apply. Three award winners… Read More

What should you know about the UNFCCC Gender Action Plan and the upcoming review?


When is the intermediate review of the Gender Action Plan happening? At SBI56 during the UNFCCC intersessional negotiations taking place in Bonn, 06-16 June, an intermediate review of the progress of implementation of the Gender Action Plan (GAP) activities will be conducted. The review will draw on the report prepared by the UNFCCC Secretariat based… Read More

CSW66 Parallel event: “Debunking the Myth of False Solutions, Towards Feminist Climate Justice”


The Women’s Major Group, Campaign of Campaigns and the Women and Gender Constituency proudly present our CSW66 parallel event: “Debunking the Myth of False Solutions, Towards Feminist Climate Justice” Gender inequality and the climate crisis are deeply intertwined. Women, girls, non-binary and gender-expansive people are not only disproportionately affected by the climate crises, they are… Read More

New Factsheet on Climate Justice and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights


The SRHR and CJ coalition is pleased to release its factsheet in preparation for CSW66. Climate change, gender equality, and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are inextricably linked. SRHR must be considered as a key component of climate adaptation and resilience action and of climate justice. The Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights… Read More

WGC at CSW66 from 14-25 March


This year the Commission on the Status of Women focus on the priority theme of “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes.” The outcome of the conference can inform other UN processes such as the UNFCCC but… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: The Power is With Us: COP26 Fails People & Planet


Download Press Release as PDF   PRESS RELEASE 13/11/2021 Contact: Mara Dolan, mara@wedo.org The Power is With Us: COP26 Fails People & Planet Glasgow, Scotland – After two weeks at one of the most exclusive, inaccessible and unjust COPs that the Women and Gender Constituency has experienced, Parties failed to meet the moment that our… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: FEMINISTS BLOC HIGHLIGHTED GENDER JUSTICE  AT NOVEMBER 6 DAY OF ACTION


PRESS RELEASE 7/11/2021 Contact: Mara Dolan, mara@wedo.org FEMINISTS BLOC HIGHLIGHTED GENDER JUSTICE  AT NOVEMBER 6 DAY OF ACTION Glasgow, Scotland – At 13:00 GMT on November 6, the Women & Gender Constituency and allies marched in a feminist bloc at the Global Day of Action March for Climate Justice.  Women climate and environmental rights defenders… Read More

Press Release: ACTION HELD BY FEMINISTS TO HIGHLIGHT MISSING VOICES AT COP26


PRESS RELEASE 5/12/2021 Contact: Mara Dolan, mara@wedo.org   ACTION HELD BY FEMINISTS TO  HIGHLIGHT MISSING VOICES AT COP26   Glasgow, Scotland – At 18:00 – 18:30 GMT on November 3, the Women & Gender Constituency and allies held a direct action within the COP26 venue to highlight missing voices at COP26 – both the activists… Read More

WGC COP26 Resources: Issue Briefs


View and download the WGC COP26 Issue Briefs You can also find all key resources from the WGC on the “Resources” page.

WGC COP26 Gender Equality & Feminist Events Overview


Produced by the Women & Gender Constituency, this events list contains WGC members’ events at COP26, as well as key events on gender equality and feminist climate action. The list is organized by date and time. All times are in UK time/GMT. Events marked with an asterisk* indicate that a WGC member is speaking or… Read More

WGC COP26 Key Demands


October 27, 2021 – As feminists, gender equality and women’s rights advocates from around the world—led by and accountable to the demands of frontlines, Indigenous and grassroots leaders— the Women and Gender Constituency have outlined below our key demands for the outcomes of COP26. We share these views in the reality of a world of… Read More

WGC PreCOP26 Brief


As Ministers gather for the Pre-COP in Milan, held from September 30 – October 2, 2021, the Women and Gender Constituency have outlined some key areas below where progress must be made to ensure substantive progress at COP26 in November. We share these views in the reality of a world of ever increasing climate impacts… Read More

Feminist Solidarity for a Healthy Planet: Joining Calls to Postpone COP26


The world we want – centered on care for people and planet – does not pit climate action against global health – it fosters ecosystems that work for all.  Monday, 13 September: Today, as feminists from around the world – including members of the Women and Gender Constituency to the UNFCCC and its diverse advocacy… Read More

Gender-Just Climate Solutions: Apply now


The Women & Gender Constituency invites you to participate in the 2021 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards! In 2015, the WGC launched its first ‘Gender-Just Climate Solutions’ Awards. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. You can apply when you have any climate solution or initiative with… Read More

@SB JUNE Session: The Women and Gender Constituency Demands Progress & Ambition on the Road to COP26


Press Conference: The Women and Gender Constituency’s view on Progress & Challenges on the Road to COP26 In the midst of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) virtual Subsidiary Body discussions, women’s rights and feminist advocates outline key opportunities and challenges for delivering ambitious climate action towards COP26.  Please download the press… Read More