Recent News

November 15, 2016

Jeannette Gurung, presented the W+ Standard and discussed the need for recognition for women’s critical for solutions of climate change, during the UNFCCC’s Solution Hour discussion on 15 Nov in Marrakesh, Morocco.

November 14, 2016

The Green Climate Fund and other climate related funds are beginning to require reporting of gender impacts of their investments, while corporations and financial institutions are increasingly interested in addressing women’s empowerment needs and SDG targets.

November 4, 2016

WOCAN, in collaboration with AKIN Asia organized a panel discussion on ‘Women In Environment’ on 2 November in Bangkok.

September 7, 2016

This article was originally published on Responsible Business and is republished with permission.


August 26, 2016

Jeannette discussed her views on what is needed to bring about significant changes on a global scale, through investments in women farmers and their collectives during the webinar organized by Food Tank on 24 August . Food Tank in an NGO focused...

August 11, 2016

Kalpana Giri, WOCAN Core Associate and Nisha Onta, Knowledge Management Coordinator, were the panelists for the session on ‘Integrating gender considerations into climate change and disaster risk reduction strategies for fishing communities’ during the Global Conference on Climate Change...

August 8, 2016

WOCAN and HIMAWANTI organized the W+ Benefit Sharing Planning meeting with women leaders from Sidhuli and Kavre District on 6 August in HIMWANTI’s Central office in Kathmandu.

August 5, 2016

WOCAN hosted the Women in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WARM) meeting on 4 August in Bangkok. WARM is an informal gathering initiated by WOCAN to share, learn and build a network of individuals who are interested in issues related to Women in Agriculture and...