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October 29, 2015

We collected 10 reflections to celebrate the 10 years of WOCAN’s efforts to integrate gender into agriculture and natural resource management institutions, empower women and promote gender equality, and look forward to new and exciting opportunities in the next decade.

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October 16, 2015

Jeannette Gurung attended the Expert Group Meeting on Gender and Climate Policy and Action to discuss the current status, identify...

October 12, 2015

Nisha Onta, Knowledge Management Coordinator, and Sunitha Bisan, WOCAN Core Associate, presented the W+ Standard at the NGO marketplace during the CSR Asia Summit on 7-8 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Summit focused on sustainable business strategies which bring value to businesses,...

October 9, 2015

Jeannette Gurung, and WOCAN Board Members Lee West and Candice Eggerss, attended the SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) from 6-9 Oct. in San Francisco. 


October 1, 2015

WOCAN has created the first-of-its-kind social benefit standard, the W+ Standard, designed to measure the positive impact projects can provide to women and women’s groups in six key areas: Time, Health, Income and Assets, Food Security, Knowledge and Education and...

September 30, 2015


September 30, 2015

The W+ Team, Jeannette Gurung, Liz Allen and Barun Gurung and members of Social Audit Network (SAN) met on 21- 24 September in Liverpool, UK to develop the W+ Auditor training course. 

September 29, 2015

Meena Bilgi, WOCAN Core Associate, attended the Feminist Forum and United Nations Sustainable Development Summit from 21st to 28th September, 2015 in New York, USA. The...

September 23, 2015

Article published on RIO+ Sustainable Development Centre on the Sustainable Development Centre’s website titled “Countdown day 13 – SDG 5: Gender equality”, highlighted the W+ Standard as one of the mechanism that can be applied to achieve gender equality.