WGC Issue Brief: SRHR & Climate

Climate Justice and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights The Women & Gender Constituency is pleased to release the first in our series of Issue Briefs in advance of COP26.  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… Read More

The Women and Gender Constituency welcomes 11 new members!

The WGC is pleased to welcome the following new members: · All India Women’s Education Fund Association (AIWEFA) · Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) · Association Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun (AJVC) · FAWCO · Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) · Italian Climate Network · Landesa · Margaret Pyke Trust, with the Population & Sustainability… Read More

Women & Gender Constituency Submission on Lima Work Programme on Gender

Earlier in 2016, the SBI agreed on conclusions which expressed support to the continuation of the Lima Work Programme on Gender and requested the SBI 45 to prepare a draft decision to be considered at COP 22 in Marrakesh. Parties and observers were invited to provide submissions on views on possible elements and guiding principles… Read More

Can Lima Close the Gap? No, Not That One!

Can Lima Close the Gap? No, Not That One! We all know that there are a lot of gaps – from emissions and ambition to finance and capacity – but we’re sorry to inform you that there is one you may have overlooked: gender. Gender is one of the foremost social categories in determining roles, experiences and perspectives in… Read More

RELEASE: Global Women Civil Society Leaders Speak Out in Lima, Peru

Global Women Civil Society Leaders Speak Out in Lima, Peru; Demand Urgent Commitments on Climate Action, Gender Equality &  Women’s Rights for New UN Climate Agreement in Paris 2015 Contact:   Bridget Burns, WEDO, +1.914.310.3270   bridget@wedo.org Sabine Bock WECF, +49 (89) 23 23 93 8 12 sabine.bock@wecf.eu Claire Greensfelder, WEDO/WECF,  +1.510.917.5468 claire.greensfelder@gmail.com   FOR IMMEDIATE… Read More