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Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

APWLD is the region’s leading network of feminist organisations and women. Our 183 members represent groups of diverse women from 25 countries in the region. We have been active for nearly 25 years more>>

“Women of the Lagoon: confronting climate Change in coastal Vietnam”

CARE International

The impacts of climate change are already destroying livelihoods and aggravating economic, political, social, and environmental inequality. Without urgent action, this could make it impossible for poor and marginalised people to reach a wide range of development and justice goals more>>

CVCA Handbook (Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis)

Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Since 1989, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) has used the power of law to protect the environment, promote human rights, and ensure a just and sustainable society. CIEL seeks a world where the law reflects the interconnection between humans and the environment, respects the limits of the planet, protects the dignity and equality of each person, and encourages all of earth’s inhabitants to live in balance with each other more>>

CEDAW Holds general discussion on gender-related dimensions of disaster risk reduction and climate change


Women in many of the poorest regions of the world are denied equal rights to access, use, inherit, control, and own land, though they make up an estimated 43 percent of the agricultural labor force (FAO) more>>

Women Gaining Ground: Securing Land Rights as a Critical Pillar of Climate Change Strategy

Mary Robinson Foundation

Is a centre for thought leadership, education and advocacy on the struggle to secure global justice for those people vulnerable to the impacts of climate change who are usually forgotten – the poor, the disempowered and the marginalised across the world more>>

Enabling women’s participation – the smart thing to do

Sustainable Environmental Development Watch (SusWatch)

Suswatch Kenya Network is for individuals, firms and groups that are interested in Driving Sustainable Development Processes in Kenya especially with regards to Sustainable Management of Lake Victoria, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Land Management and Livelihoods Improvement more>>

LVEMP II CS Watch E-Bulletin- February 2016

Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)

We envision a world in which gender equality has been achieved and all women, men and children live in dignity, and share responsibilities for a healthy environment, and a just and sustainable world more>>

Safe and Sustainable Energy and Climate for All

Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)

Gender Day at the Rio Conventions Pavilion followed a day after the UNFCCC Gender Day, around the theme of “A Look Ahead to Achieving Agenda 2030 – Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in the Face of Environmental Change” more>> 

Capacity building, training and coaching