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8th March 2022 – International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women. It is also a focal point in the women’s rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. The United Nations began celebrating the day in 1977.

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Pest Control

Farmers and gardeners are constantly faced with challenges in the garden. One of the biggest sources of headaches for farmers is pests.

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Growing Indigenous Crops

The worsening food and nutrition insecurity in sub-Saharan African communities demands the promotion of African indigenous crops such as Bambara
nuts and cowpeas to play a central role in addressing food insecurity, associated health concerns and climate change.

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ABOUT
GENDERCC
SOUTHERN AFRICA

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.

OUR
WORK

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

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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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