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

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

Let’s raise up solutions that strive to achieve gender and climate justice!
We Women are Water


The Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action rallies the collective power of gender, climate 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 2021, GAGGA’s network consisted of 16 women’s funds, 8 environmental justice funds, 28 NGOs and 390 grassroots groups in 39 countries.

Capacity strengthening

We provide local women-led groups with small grants and non-financial support such as mutual capacity strengthening through thematic workshops and access to information.


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.

Alliance building

We facilitate and participate in linking and learning between women’s rights and climate justice groups and movements to build knowledge, share strategies and collectively influence decision-makers.

Where we work

Latin America

Bolivia, Brazil, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru


Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe


India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Fiji



Defend The Defenders: Voices From The GAGGA Network

In early 2024, GAGGA convened a global meeting, bringing together Women Environmental Human Rights Defenders from diverse regions—Asia and the…

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We Are Hiring: Donor Engagement Officer!

Are you passionate about cultivating relationships and securing funding to support transformative work in climate, environmental, and gender justice? Do…

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Welcoming Anamika Dutt As GAGGA’s Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (PMEL) Officer!

Anamika Dutt is a feminist MEL practitioner from India. Anamika believes that stories of change and impact are best heard…

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Latest resources

 Green backdrops with faint leaves in the background. At the bottom is images of people raising their fists on resistance and joy un front of plants. Text on the image reads, "women on the frontlines of extractivism: how funders can support women environemntal defenders - by katrina anderson and mary jane real"

Women on the Frontlines of Extractivism: How Funders Can Support Women Environmental Defenders

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new report, “Women on the Frontlines of Extractivism: How funders can…

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Women within the Context of Agricultural Extractivism: Voices of Women Land Defenders in Central America

How does agricultural extractivism affect ecosystems, communities, and women specifically? What are women defenders and their communities doing to guarantee…

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2022 Annual Report

In 2022, the second year of the ‘Women Leading Climate Action’ programme, GAGGA has made significant progress and achieved remarkable…

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Climate finance is only effective when it is gender just. Read our Call to Action for COP27

The key role of women in climate action and the relationship between achieving gender equality and climate outcomes is widely…

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2021 Annual Report

The year 2021 marked the first of GAGGA’s new ‘Women Leading Climate Action’ programme, which builds on the results and…

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Report | Critical approaches to gender in mountain ecosystems

Women play a key role in nature conservation, yet they often lack the inputs, technologies, training and extension services, and…

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