At a time of multiple crises and climate change, there is clearly an urgent need to heighten the fight for women’s rights to land and livelihoods, as part of our overall struggle for economic justice and empowerment. We cannot do so without understanding the issues involved and strategizing collective actions in relation to land, agriculture and climate. Taking steps in this direction, Jubilee South – Asia/Pacific Movement on Debt and Development together with the members of its Working Group on Women and Gender organized the “Workshop on Women, Land, Agriculture and Climate” from 22 to 23 November 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
22-23 November 2013
Park Village Hotel and Resort, Kathmandu, Nepal
22-23 November in Warsaw, Poland
Warsaw, Poland – TODAY – As Australia continued to come under fire for obstructing international climate talks, civil society groups from across the world introduced a "People's Communique on Coal" into the UN climate summit that concludes this Friday.
On the last day of a series of protest actions in front of the UNESCAP building, JSAPMDD members on April 5, donned T-shirts and waved flaglets with the words "World Bank Out of Climate Finance" to emphasize their opposition to the World Bank being named as interim trustee for the Green Climate Fund established during the UNFCCC talks in Cancun last December 2010.
In commemoration of the campaign of 16 Days of Anti Violence Against Women, Solidaritas Perempuan and Solidaritas Perempuan Jabotabek held demonstrations in two separate locations in Jakarta to protest World Bank and Asian Development Bank financing, which they say have caused impoverishment and violence against women.