Gender & Rights
WECF believes that the right to a healthy environment is the birthright of every person regardless of gender, race, colour, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws. In many instances, those groups in society that are least empowered, are most likely to suffer from environmental pollution ...
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Latest News & Reports
A glossary on sustainable development by GenderCC
The NGO GenderCC has published a glossary on sustainable development from a gender perspective
17.05.2013 | WECF
WECF organizes gender training in Tajikistan
As part of the EWA programme, WECF in cooperation with YEC conducted a gender training in Dushanbe at the end of April 2013
13.05.2013 | Anke Stock
WMG proposes recommendations to NWMLE
The Women Major Group (WMG) has sent a letter the Network of Women Ministers and Leaders for the Environment (NWMLE) with some of the WMG’s key recommendations for the SDGs and the post 2015 process for the NWMLE to incorporate.
06.05.2013 | WECF
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Latest Press Release
One Million Signatures for Water as a Human Right !
This week the first up and running European Citizens Initiative (ECI) ‘Water is a Human Right' made history as also being the first ECI in the history of the European Union to have collected over 1 million signatures.
12.02.2013 | Press release EPSU
Safe water and sanitation for all in Moldova
Mobilizing citizens and authorities from Moldova to respect and realize the right to access to safe water and sanitation for all
Donors: Foundation Danielle Mitterrand – France Libertés, Milieukontakt International, Church World Service
Partners: WiSDOM, ORMAX, Renaşterea rurală
Duration: 10/2010 - 02/2012
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Policy Recommendations by the Women’s Major Group on global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Post-‐2015 Development Agenda
10 Recommendations for the Sustainable Development Agenda and the Post-‐2015 Development Agenda
WECF France: Endocrine disruptors: Threat to women’s health
WECF has launched a report in French called 'Menace sur la santé des femmes'
Gender Equality and Environmental Rights for All
WECF Publication: Gender as cross-cutting issue within WECF’s work
Women’s Major Group: Rio+20 Position Statement - Summary
Summary of the Women’s Major Group Statements for UN Conference on Sustainable Development
Final evaluation of WECF’s MFS1 Programme “Empowerment and Local Action” (ELA)
This report presents the findings of the final evaluation of WECF’s ELA programme, implemented from January 2008 to December 2010.
It is just a matter of time until the next catastrophe
Mayak - Chernobyl - Lessons not Learned - poster presentation
The Critical Question - first hand reports from the frontlines of the nuclear fuel chain
Available in English, French and German, "The Critical Question" offers first hand reports from individuals who have been effected by the nuclear power industry. In this booklet, insiders report on their direct experiences of uranium mining and enrichment, nuclear disasters and on the storage of radioactive substances.
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