This edition of the Women & Youth Voices Newsletter celebrates the women and youth that we work with through our various programs. As we reflect on the 2023, with a focus on the elections held in August 2023 in Zimbabwe, it is clear that women and youth played a critical role in shaping the outcome. […]
Letter from Brazil to UN Climate Change High-Level Champion
During the Amazon Summit last August in the Brazilian city of Belem, Hivos and our partners from the Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA) coalition met with Razan al Mubarak, one of the two current United Nations High Level Climate Champions. We discussed the role of the Amazon in maintaining a livable global climate and […]
Despite the challenges of 2022, we also saw positive developments. Hivos and its partners achieved successes in areas of gender equality and diversity, climate justice, and civic rights. A selection of these can be found in our Annual Report 2022.
The annual accounts are also included in this report.
We Decide, We Resist, and We Exist. From Radical Tenderness
The young women of We Lead’s Community of Action (CoA) in Guatemala decided to tell their stories through portraits of their bodies in the booklet “We Decide, We Resist, and We Exist. From Radical Tenderness”. This strong stance calls attention to the various specific demands of these women rightsholders.
Case Study: Promoting Regional Collaboration for Youth-led Advocacy
This case study examines how the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights has built and supported a grassroots sub-regional youth movement to enhance young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services and information, including safe and legal abortion.
Vertical Atlas is a tool that explores our current universe of digital transformations through diagrams, interviews, essays and works of art by a diverse group of renowned artists, writers, scientists and technologists.
This paper outlines why money should flow to the local level by showcasing good examples of locally led climate solutions. It provides examples of several existing mechanisms that have been designed to increase participation, transparency and accountability as potential vehicles to channel much needed resources to these kinds of solutions.