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UN Women

30 Nov, 2015

UN WOMEN

 

UN Women focuses on gender equality and women’s empowerment by accelerating progress to meet the needs of women and girls worldwide. Empowering women economically with a focus on green economics and climate change is a part of the sustainable development agenda of UN Women. UN Women engages with civil society organizations, advisory groups, foundations and government contributors to bring about a change in the women empowerment sector.

WOCAN

30 Nov, 2015

Organizing for Change in Agriculture & Natural Resource Management

 

WOCAN ensures that women’s role and leadership is well recognized in organizations engaged in agriculture and natural resource management. WOCAN works with the objective of bringing institutional change on a gender perspective. This strategy leads to equal distribution of responsibilities, rights, benefits and power between women and men and could possibly bring organizational transformation for gender equality. Through its projects, WOCAN aims to increase women’s inclusion in the development process and also supports women to be facilitators of change. 

Gender

30 Nov, 2015

Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice

 

The Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice provides platform for thought leadership, education and advocacy with the aim of achieving secure global justice for the people who are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change i.e., the poor, the disempowered and the marginalized across the world. The Foundation emphasizes on sustainable and people-centered development. 

Gender

30 Nov, 2015

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC): Gender and Climate Change

 

Gender responsive adaptation would ensure effective implementation of the strategies on the ground and reduce gender inequalities. Linking gender and climate change solutions can possibly bring gender-positive impacts at the local level. To achieve their agenda towards gender and climate, various negotiations concerning gender and climate change have been carried out in the UNFCCC.

Gender

09 Mar, 2014

Gender CC- Women for climate justice

Women for Climate Justice is a global network of gender activists and experts who work on gender and climate justice.

Active at the global climate negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), gendercc researches and advocates for more women’s participation at the negotiations and more gender focus in the negotiations. Shared below is one of its interesting output: A measure of women’s participations at different Conference of the Parties (COP) meetings since 1996.

Gender

09 Mar, 2014

WEDO- Women's Environment & Development Organization


WEDO is a global women’s advocacy organization with a mission to ensure women’s rights across social, economic, environmental and sustainable development principles. Its mandate spans global and national policies and practices. WEDO works in collaboration with government and non-government organisations. WEDO’s core strength lies in high-level advocacy in international arenas and building bridges among a range of stakeholders. WEDO focuses on cross-cutting issues—from climate change and natural resource management, to global governance and finance and UN reform.