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  • Description of the project: ECAP is a female-youth-led project that offers a holistic climate education and advocacy programme based on computerized simulations. Using an MIT Sloan computer model, the ECAP team facilitates interactive simulation workshops, and guides participants on how to tackle climate change from a scientific and systemic perspective testing the effectiveness of solutions via a computer model. They encourage young people to advocate for ambitious climate action by read more…

    Years: 2021
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States
  • Description of the project: Since 2007, Church World Service has supported isolated communities in Kenya through a programme called Asset Based Community Development Framework (ABCD) to address both gender inequalities and climate adaptation. It includes gender-power workshops, parental education promoting girls’ schooling, and the creation of locally-led water management committees. The programme also tackles women’s economic empowerment through revenue diversification: adolescent girls and young women are trained in beekeeping, entrepreneuship read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Kenya
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Nairobi, 200, Kenya
  • Description of the project: Latinas for Climate is an international network of young Latin American feminists that raises awareness about the climate emergency from a gender, human rights and cultural perspective. This project educates girls and young women in the region on understanding climate issues by supporting them in creating virtual content, empowering themselves through action, and raising their voices. Latinas for Climate create dialogue spaces where young women can read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Chile
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Curicó, Provincia de Curicó, Maule Region, Chile
  • Description of the project: This project, launched in 2015 by the Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh (CCBD), responds to the local drinking water crisis by establishing a community led water management system. The approach to ‘Bring Women into Action’ was implemented in three coastal sub-districts, where women had to face acute problems in fetching drinking water due to increased soils’ salinity. Women gathered in groups aimed at identifying challenges read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Bangladesh
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Dhaka, Dhaka Metropolitan, Dhaka District, Dhaka Division, BZHS, Bangladesh
  • Description of the project: Esperanza Humura carries out a program supporting women prisoners in Rwanda with a holistic approach. It includes awareness raising on their human rights and legal assistance, capacity building for future economic self-sufficiency, promotion of their nutritional health and that of their young children detained with them, as well as organic waste management for biogas production, composting and sustainable agriculture in the prisons vegetable plots. Launched as read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Rwanda
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Kigali, Nyarugenge District, Kigali City, 250, Rwanda