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November 2013 issue of the GenderCC newsletter

The new issue of GenderCC's newsletter is available, featuring a particular focus on the events of COP19 in Warsaw.  more

GenderCC @ COP19 - Warsaw 2013

Keep informed about GenderCC's activities at COP19 in Warsaw. Also stay tuned for social media updates via Facebook and Twitter! more

Global Learning Platform

The Global Learning Platform is an interactive knowledge platform for the gender, climate change and environment community and practitioners. more

Making Climate Finance Work for Women in South Africa

Women living in poverty across South Africa need support to adapt to climate change and to take an active part in the transition to a low carbon economy.  more

Gendered carbon footprints - gendered mitigation policy

An article by GenderCC founder and steering committee member Ulrike Röhr (LIFE) has been published in the current edition of Outreach. more

New study: Gender perspectives on Loss and Damage

GenderCC members Sharmind Neelormi and Ashan Uddin Ahmed have published a study titled "Loss and Damage in a Warmer World: Whither Gender Matters?" more

GenderCC statement on International Disaster Risk Reduction Day

"Women and girls - the (in)visible force of resilience" was the focus of the 2012 International Disaster Risk Reduction Day (IDDR) on October 13.  more


The struggle of women: everyone's struggles

The World Rainforest Movement (WRM) has released a bulletin focusing on women an more

Call for papers „Exploring climate change through gender equity and equality“

London, 26-29 August 2014. Sponsored by the Planning and Environment Research Gr more

Call for papers "The Cultural Politics of a Low Carbon Society"

To what extent does decarbonisation, and ensuing policies and technologies, invo more

Climate change is increasing the workload of women

When discussing climate change it´s mostly in terms of global warming, agricultu more

COP19 Outreach edition on gender and climate change

This edition of Outreach focusing on gender and climate change features an artic more

First-ever index ranks nations on environment and gender equality

A new report being released there by the International Union for Conservation of more

NEMA hosting comprehensive disaster management training

The National Emergency Management Agency is hosting a Climate Comprehensive Disa more

Applying a gender approach to the emerging loss and damage agenda

As greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise and, with them, super storms, weath more

Who we are

GenderCC – women for climate justice is the global network of women and gender activists, and gender experts from all world regions working for gender and climate justice. Since our collaboration has started at UNFCCC COP9 in Milan in 2004, the response to our efforts is increasing...more


The development and technical implementation of the platform was funded by the German Ministry for Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety. Financial support from the German Minstry for Economic Cooperation and Development (2010-2011),  the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (2008-2010) and Oxfam Novib (2008-2009) contribute to maintain the site and to facilitate the network.

Support for particular actitivites was/is given by the International Climate Initiative of the German Government, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ, formerly GTZ), Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Stiftung Umverteilen, Bread for the World and the German Church Service for Development (EED).