Recent News

January 30, 2018

Barun Gurung, Lead Trainer for WOCAN and Nisha Onta, Regional Coordinator for Asia conducted the gender and organizational analysis workshop for the staff of Forum Asia on 29-30 Jan in Bangkok.

January 21, 2018

Dibya Gurung, Core Associate for WOCAN, discussed the contribution and challenges of women participation in community forestry in Nepal, during the ‘Community Forestry Rights in Context of Federalism’ workshop organized by FECOFUN on 21 Jan in Kathmandu, Nepal. 

November 19, 2017
Jeannette discussed the W+ Standard during the panel discussion on gender impact measurement at the Gender Lens Investing in Asia workshop on 19 Nov in Bangkok, Thailand.
November 15, 2017

The U.S. African Development Foundation invites proposals for grant financing and local support, from African enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups with innovative solutions that extend their own capabilities to increase revenues, create jobs, improve farmer incomes, and achieve...

November 14, 2017

After a decade of work from civil society and negotiations with Member States, countries adopted the first UNFCCC Gender Action Plan (GAP). The objective of the GAP is to advance women’s full, equal and meaningful participation and promote gender-responsive climate policies...

November 14, 2017

The People-Centered Accelerator was officially launched on Nov. 14th at COP 23 with Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of SEforALL, and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for...

November 13, 2017

WOCAN co-hosted a side event at COP 23 in Bonn together with FairClimateFund and Solar Cookers International on 13 Nov. This was an opportunity for the three organizations to...

November 9, 2017
WOCAN facilitated the Gender Integrated Planning workshop for Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) on 7-9 November 2017 in Pattaya, Thailand. A training team from Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (WOCAN) conducted the workshop.
November 9, 2017

This year, EVPA Annual Conference took place in Oslo on 9-10 Nov.  The agenda included for the first time two sessions on gender lens investing. Maria Lee, WOCAN Assistant Director presented the W+ Standard in both sessions and explained how it could be used to measure investment’s impact on...

October 11, 2017
A two-day workshop on Mainstreaming Gender in the Organization was organized by the Mekong River Commission Secretariat with partial funding support from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) / the Embassy of Sweden on the 12 and 13 October. A training team from Women Organizing...