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

Download Press Release as PDF   PRESS RELEASE 13/11/2021 Contact: Mara Dolan, 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 7/11/2021 Contact: Mara Dolan, 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 5/12/2021 Contact: Mara Dolan,   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

VIRTUAL DIALOGUE: Gender-Responsive and Socially Just NDCs

Virtual dialogue hosted by the Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) & members of the YOUNGO Gender Working Group Ambitious climate action demands climate justice- and national plans and policies that center human rights, gender equality, and social justice – as well as the voices of all people, including those most marginalized by climate impacts. On… Read More

Webinar Series on Funding Gender-Just Climate Solutions (with interpretation into French and Spanish)

The Women and Gender Constituency, together with partners, organized a three-part webinar series: “Funding Gender-Just Climate Solutions”, that took place throughout April 2021. See the recordings and slides below. Webinar 1: Exploring the funding landscape (Explorer le paysage du financement/Explorando el panorama de financiación), introduced the series on 1 April. Our speakers introducing upcoming funding… Read More

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Women’s led projects and feminist advocacy for climate justice need financial resources. In particular during the on-going Pandemic and interconnected crises we hope that the following information is useful for ensuring proper funding for your activities. Find the upcoming funding opportunities below – sorted chronologically by application deadlines – and more informations by following the… Read More

Feminist Climate Activism in 2021 – events, submissions and information

We continue to live with muli-layered crises globally. Although many conferences and events had been postponed to this year, they will not take place in person but online and call for well-organized virtual feminist advocacy. In this post you will find key important dates, submission deadlines and information to build up strong feminist climate activism… Read More

Gender Just Climate Solutions: Celebrating the accomplishments of 15 award winners on the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement

PUBLICATION LAUNCH: Five years after the signature of the Paris Agreement,the Women and Gender Constituency is proud to present the accomplishment of 15 award winners who implement Gender Just Climate Solutions all around the world. They showcase climate resilient and transformative development models that bring multiple social and environmental benefits. We know that real solutions… Read More