Convening Advocates for Protection of Indigenous Lands and People WEA, in partnership with Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), hosted the Advocacy Training in 2011, bringing leaders from 18 Indigenous-led groups together with advocates for collaboration on environmental protection. “As a Native person, a practitioner, and an attorney, I found it very inspiring and helpful to strategize…

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West African Women Providing Safe Water and Sanitation The West Africa Women and Water Training supported women leaders with water technologies, business opportunities, seed funding and leadership skills to design appropriate and long-lasting solutions to water and sanitation crises in their communities. The 2010 GWWI West African Women and Water Training, in partnership with Pro-Net…

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Native Women Leaders and Advocates Promoting Energy Justice In 2010, WEA and a team of advocacy delegates traveled to the Southwestern United States to meet grassroots Native American women environmental justice campaign leaders, as part of an Advocacy Exchange to Promote Energy Justice in the Navajo Nation. In 2010, WEA and a team of advocacy…

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Women and Food Learning Exchange in Northern India Initiated through an invitation from one of WEA’s founding mothers, Arshinder Kaur, this Learning Exchange was designed to inform the launch of WEA’s work with women farmers in India. Together, 15 women practitioners and advocates in agriculture and food systems traveled to the frontlines of India’s sustainable…

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