Women's Earth & Climate Action Network

The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Calls For Justice Raised By Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation During Meetings With Fossil Fuel Funders
Over the past week, the third Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation to Europe was present in Switzerland and Germany - working to expose harms and injustices, and engage in high-level meetings with Credit Suisse, UBS, Deutsche Bank, and Swiss government officials, during which Delegates demanded...
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
International Organizations Call For Accountability Following Attack On Amazonian Land Defender Patricia Gualinga
Following recent death threats and acts of hostile intimidation towards Patricia Gualinga Montalvo, an Indigenous Kichwa leader from Ecuador's Amazon rainforest - over 50 prominent global organizations and individuals working for human rights, women's rights, environmental and climate justice,...
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Women Climate Justice Leaders To Speak Out At Public Event During COP23 Climate Talks
In parallel to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP23 climate talks taking place in Bonn, Germany - women leaders from around the world will advocate for climate action during a public event to be presented by the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN)...
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
‘Women Speak: Stories, Case Studies And Solutions From The Frontlines Of Climate Change’ Launches Globally
A new online research and storytelling database, ‘ Women Speak: Stories, Case Studies And Solutions From The Frontlines Of Climate Change ’, has gone live around the world on November 1st, 2017, and will be highlighted throughout a November launch month as a critical tool for frontline leaders,...
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Indigenous Women’s Delegation Pursues Fossil Fuel Divestment Across Europe, Amidst Growing Global Movement
In the face of many dire challenges, Indigenous women leaders of the Standing Rock movement and their allies remain unyielding in their quest for justice regarding the violations of Indigenous rights, human rights and the rights of the Earth and climate perpetrated through the development of the...
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Friday, September 29, 2017
Indigenous Women From Standing Rock And Allies On Divestment Delegation In Europe
From September 30th through October 14th, 2017 , a delegation of Indigenous women from across the United States who have been at the forefront of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) resistance effort and other movements to stop fossil fuel extraction and infrastructure which pose threats to...
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