This year, for the first time, the central theme of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was linked to the climate crisis, its impact and gender-sensitive solutions. The CSW is the largest United Nations (UN) meeting about gender equality.
“Our role as a women’s fund is to mobilise financial resources to provide economic, technical and political support in the region and subregion, and contribute to dismantling hegemonic narratives about the environment”.
“Faced with false solutions, we ask ourselves: What are the real needs of the communities? Are women really asking for turbines, batteries, transgenics? ”.
The 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the largest United Nations (UN) meeting on gender equality, is taking place from 14 to 22 March.
On Saturday, November 6, at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, we joined the panel discussion organised by Euroclima+ on the protection of ecosystems from the perspectives of climate justice, gender and vulnerable groups.
During lockdown, the Mocoví community in the town of Tostado (Santa Fe Province, Argentina) was left without drinking water. The women who are part of Mapik, an organisation supported by Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS) under the Strengthening Environmental Defenders program, built a well to collect rainwater, solving a vital problem. We have wantedContinuar Leyendo Mapik: The Carob Tree Women
Original Text: Eloísa Oliva Image editing: Natalia Roca Translation: Christina Hamilton “There is a photo of Carmen, standing in front of a truck full of grain, with her rake. She stopped the truck and called us ‘Come on, come on, I have him stopped here! Hurry up!’ ‘I’m coming,’ said Gringa, ‘I haven’t combed myContinuar Leyendo The story behind VUDAS or how a group of women stood up against the heart of agribusiness
After three years of implementation of the Programme Strengthening the Women’s Defence of the Environment in the American Chaco (Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay); and in the current framework of the Global Alliance for Gender and Green Action (GAGGA), the groups of women environmental defenders play an essential role in the fight for environmental rights, andContinuar Leyendo We Continue Supporting the Struggle of the Environmental Defenders
We travel to the American Chaco to register and make visible the struggle of women who defend their environmental rights, and tell you what our mission is as a women’s fund. Watch and share this video!
Since we started the campaign “We are Water” in 2017, it is surpassing each month. Only in May 2018, 104 new people joined our individual donor base with their commitment to join us. In addition, since were launched the campaign in March of this year, we reached 176 members who accompany us with their contributionContinuar Leyendo One Drop at a Time to Continue Transforming Realities