Landesa

Landesa (Rural Development Institute) is an international non-governmental organization that fights poverty and provides opportunity and security for the rural people living in extreme poverty through the power of land rights. The impacts of secure land rights cut across the spectrum of global development and human rights concerns– from health to economic growth, from women’s empowerment to political stability. Landesa is one of few global organizations dedicated to promoting secure land rights as a path to social justice and gender equality. Founded in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Landesa has helped secure land rights for more than 120 million families in over 50 countries. In 2015, Landesa was awarded the Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the largest humanitarian prize in the world, in recognition of its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering. Landesa currently has active projects in India, Myanmar, China, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Tanzania, Malawi, and Mozambique. The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights reinforces Landesa’s commitment to gender-responsive land reforms and advocacy.

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Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM)

ADFM is a feminist, independent NGO, focused on the promotion of Equality between men and women; the defense and promotion of legal, political, economic, social, cultural and civic rights of women with a vision to achieving gender equality; and contributing to strengthen democracy, sustainable development climate justice and access to modernity.

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Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF)

WECF is an international network of over 150 women’s and civil society organizations implementing solutions locally and advocating globally to shape a just, healthy and sustainable world. Our network’s activities are based on our partners’ own visions and needs. We enable women to participate at local and global levels in policy processes for sustainable development. WECF has ECOSOC statute and is a founding member of the “Women Major Group” significantly contributing to the adoption and monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals. WECF is also one of the founding members of the Women and Gender Constituency, actively involved in the Climate Convention since 2006.

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