Strengthening and unifying the women’s rights and environmental justice agendas — Now is the time.

Strengthening and unifying the women’s rights and environmental justice agendas — Now is the time.

Strengthening and unifying the women’s rights and environmental justice agendas — Now is the time.

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The Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action rallies the collective power of women’s rights and environmental justice movements around the world. Our vision is a world where women’s rights to water, food security, and a clean, healthy and safe environment are recognized and respected.

Our work at a glance

Global network

In 2019, our network consisted of 14 women’s funds, 5 environmental justice funds, 44 NGOs and 400+ grassroots groups across more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Capacity strengthening

We provide community-based women’s rights and environmental justice groups with small grants and mutual capacity strengthening through thematic workshops, access to information, and exchanges with other organizations.

DESCRIPCION

Lobby & advocacy

We support each other within the network to lead advocacy work at the local, national and regional levels linked to women’s rights and climate change, the extractives industry, large infrastructure projects and access to and use of natural resources.

Alliance building

We facilitate and participate in linking and learning between women’s rights and environmental justice groups and movements to build knowledge, share strategies and develop and pursue joint lobby and advocacy agendas.

Where we work

Latin America

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Paraguay

Africa

Benin, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Asia

Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Europe

Georgia

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