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GCAP Tribute: In Memory of Wangari Maathai

I am writing to share messages from GCAP coalitions and constituencies as we mourn the demise of the visionary and indefatigable leader, Wangari Maathai, who has been a global symbol of strength, hope and conviction in the power of lasting change that is driven by women and local communities.
 
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Civicus World Assembly Blog Post From Rosa Lizarde of the Feminist Task Force

It’s been a busy time at the CIVICUS World Assembly in Montreal where Marta Benavides, Lysa John, Rajiv Joshi, along with other colleagues and interns are engaging in sessions and provocative discussions.

Women and Climate Justice at the Centre of GCAP Mobilisations Towards COP17 in Durban

Testimonies of climate related problems as well as the innovative and successful solutions being found by women to be presented in 15 countries.

A call for structural, sustainable, gender equitable and rights based responses to the global financial and economic crisis

"We, the Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development (WWG on FfD), recognize that the financial and economic crisis represents a critical political opportunity to make significant structural changes in the global development macroeconomic and financial architecture that reflect rights-based and equitable principles " - WWG on FfD