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Join Women for Climate Justice at the People’s Climate March!

Friday, September 19th, 2014

[ September 21, 2014; ]

The diverse, vibrant and energetic community of women activists in the US and around the world are helping to lead the way on climate justice. This Sunday, you can march in solidarity with all women on the frontlines of climate disruption http://www.climatewomen.squarespace.com/ Read the ‘Women for Climate Justice’ Contingent’s Call to March!

Where are women and feminist activists assembling?
The ‘Women for Climate Justice’ contingent will be meeting at 68th Street and Central Park West …

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First National Call for ‘Women Mobilizing for the People’s Climate March’

Monday, July 28th, 2014

[ July 29, 2014; 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]

Tomorrow, WEDO and its partners are excited to host the first National Call for ‘Women Mobilizing for the People’s Climate March’.

Date: Tuesday, July 29th 2014
Time: 11:30amEST
Number to Call+1 (805) 309-2350
Conference ID: 3779766#

The call tomorrow aims to inform, inspire and implement!

-What has been planned so far;
-Why this is a critical moment for action;
-What are the next steps!

We hope any organizations already …

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Women’s Mobilizing Meeting for the People’s Climate March

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

[ July 24, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

NEW YORK (July, 17 2014)– In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change.

Igniting ambition, action and urgency to this moment, in New York City there will be an unprecedented climate mobilization – in size, beauty, and impact. This moment will not be just about New York or the United States. Heads of state from around the world will be there, as will the attention …

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Honoring Wangari Maathai- Watch LIVE & Share Memories

Monday, May 19th, 2014

[ May 19, 2014; 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm. ]

NEW YORK (May 19, 2013)– Today, Monday, May 19, 2014, WEDO is honored to co-host a celebration and tribute honoring the life and legacy of our great friend, visionary, sister and ally, Professor Wangari Muta Maathai.

Through the unveiling of a plaque to mark a tree planted by Wangari Maathai on May 17, 2005, as well as the planting of a new Dogwood tree gifted by the New York City Department of Parks and …

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Raising the Bar for REDD+: Strengthening the Role of Women and Gender Equality

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

[ May 12, 2014 to May 16, 2014. ]

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) could help countries meet global mitigation targets by providing financial incentives to preserve important habitats while empowering local communities, improving forest governance, and improving livelihood opportunities. Recently, donors and advocates for gender equality in the environment sector have been working to ensure that REDD+ frameworks also protect women’s rights and interests and empower women as leaders and agents of change. Notable strides have been made, including UN …

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