Mobilizing for Climate Justice!

Mobilizing for Climate Justice!

Everything you need to know to join the women's contingent at the People's Climate March!
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Our Work

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Women's Rights in Global Policy

Women's Rights in Global Policy

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Women Delegates Fund

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Gender and Climate Change

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On the road to Lima, what is the status of gender equality in current UNFCCC decisions? NEW POLICY GUIDE

NEW YORK (October 15, 2014)– As the UNFCCC works towards a new climate agreement at COP21 in Paris next year, WEDO is working alongside many countries championing gender equality as a key element of the new agreement. In addition, Parties and key stakeholders from the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) and the Women and Gender Constituency continue to build the foundation for advancing the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of current gender mandates in …

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Women Demand Climate Justice At The People’s Climate March

NEW YORK (September 23, 2014)– Hundreds of women and men, friends and family, feminists, activists, and allies, including long-time gender equality champion, former President of Finland, Her Excellency Tarja Halonen, marched together at Sunday’s People’s Climate March in New York City to proclaim that there can be “no climate justice without gender justice”. This sentiment acknowledges that women, particularly in the Global South, have contributed the least to global warming and degradation of …

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New U.S. Climate Factsheet! Climate Change and Social Justice: Equality ∙Action ∙Gender∙Resilience

Climate change is more than an environmental issue. Many of its consequences are social, economic and humanitarian. In the United States, though the impacts of climate change will be felt by all, it will not affect all equally. Those with the least access to resources face inexorable challenges to mitigate and adapt to climate changes. This cuts across age, race, socio-economic class and gender. Women in particular, in the U.S. and around the world, will …