Womens Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)

  • New York

Address

9 East 37th Street
New York
New York
10016
United States

About Us

Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) is a global women’s advocacy organization for a just world that promotes and protects human rights, gender equality, and the integrity of the environment.


WEDO works towards two interlinked goals:


1) Women are empowered to claim their rights as decision-makers, advocates and leaders, especially on issues related to environment and sustainable development


2) Sustainable development policies, plans and practices are gender-responsive, environmentally and socially just, and effectively implemented.


To do this work, WEDO:


  • Delivers training and capacity building to women leaders on environment and climate change issues;
  • Supports grassroots women leaders at the frontlines of climate impacts to speak truth to power in global policy spaces;
  • Showcases and amplifies just alternatives to the current fossil fuel economy;
  • Builds power within diverse and fierce transnational feminist & environmental justice movement(s).

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