Women for
Climate Justice


Gender into Urban Climate Change Initiative (GUCCI Project)

The Gender into Urban Climate Change Initiative (GUCCI) project is the brainchild of Gender CC – Women for Climate Justice, Berlin. Funded by the German International Climate Initiative of the German Ministry for Environment and implemented by All India Women’s Conference – AIWC in India, AKSI! For Gender, Social and Ecological Justice & Solidaritas Perempuan in Indonesia, Equidad de Genero in Mexico, and GenderCC SA – Women for Climate Justice in South Africa.

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Individual carbon footprints are a product of gendered roles, responsibilities and identities.

GenderCC SA has been working on different projects that focuses on Climate Change and environmental sustainability in rural communities in all the nine provinces of South Africa as well as the peri-urban and urban parts of the Gauteng Province of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The organisation contributed extensively to the South African National Climate Change Response Policy in 2010 where it partnered with various gender and environmental organisations to integrate gender in the Policy Framework.


Since 2011, the Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) has been recognised as one of the nine official observer consitutuencies within the UNFCCC

As a global network, there are a variety of ways that you can become involved in GenderCC SA’s work on gender and climate change. Like many non-profit organisations


Climate change is one of the seminal issues that is currently facing all of us globally. A shift from fossil fuels, to cleaner and sustainable renewable energy sources that are energy efficient and accessible as well as affordable…

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