Name of the activity: GO GREEN
Program: Environment and Health
Contact information: contact [email protected] to get in touch with the Activity Coordinator
Type of the activity: Continuous Activity
Focus area: Explore and Recognize the Linkage between Climate Change Adaptation and The Realization of SRHR ( Advancing Gender Responsive Climate Action)
Sustainable Development Goals addressed: SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-Being), SDG 4 (Quality Education), SDG 5 (Gender Equality), SDG 13 (Climate Action)
Climate change affects women, men, boys and girls in different ways. Women are more likely to experience the adverse effects of climate change than men, because women constitute most of the world’s poor and are often directly dependent on threatened natural resources as their primary source of food and income.
- General population
- Decision Makers and Politicians
- General population
Objective 1 : By the End of 2022 , Increased awareness on the direct and indirect impacts of climate change on SRHR service delivery by the Federal Ministry of Health in Ethiopia , policy makers and Key Stakeholders in SRHR as well as gender responsive approaches to climate actions are incorporated by them , we will host 3 Advocacy meetings and call to actions with decision makers , stakeholders and policy makers in the Addis Ababa and Southern Nations Ethiopia.
Objective 2: By the End of 2022 , We host 3 forums and exhibitions on the direct and indirect detrimental effects of Climate change on SRHR , Impact of climate action and sexual and reproductive health and rights , The importance of SRHR for climate change action and resiliency and how Intersectional identities impact vulnerability and adaptability to the impacts of climate change to key stakeholders in Ethiopia.
Objective 3:By the End of 2022 , 20 gender equal and youth volunteers joined our advocacy and policy team who become advocates of the linkages between sectors and align efforts to generate effective policies and programs
Indicators of Success:
Success Indicator for Objective 1 : Establish contact to relevant minimum 5 stakeholders , local and international NGO’s, Climate Advocates , Ministries, local government, cultural and religious leaders, and health care workers at local clinics.
Hosted an Intergenerational dialogue on impacts of climate change on SRHR , linking climate change to negative maternal health outcomes, an increased prevalence of GBV, and, generally, a lack of access to SRHR services which in turn negatively impact family planning, abortion, and STI outcome
Success Indicator for Objective 2: Discussion made with Key stakeholders , Governmental and Non Governmental organizations : Discussion Points Listed
1) The impacts of climate change and its detrimental effects on individuals’ sexual and
reproductive health and rights
2) Impact of climate action and sexual and reproductive health and rights
3) The importance of SRHR for climate change action and resiliency
4) How Intersectional identities impact vulnerability and adaptability to the impacts of climate change
Success Indicator for Objective 3: trained 20 youth on climate action and SRHR
We will host
1) Advocacy Meetings we key stakeholders and make call to Action
2) We host Exhibitions and Forums on SRHR and Climate Action Linkage
3) We Host Training of Trainers for 20 Youth on Climate and SRHR
4) We will Organize Campaign
Plans for evaluation:
1) By the number of Climate Policies that incorporated gender lens by our initiative
2) By the number of Youth Ambassadors for SRHR and Climate Action
3) By the number of Social Media
We are collaborating with ” Women Deliver ” a leading global advocacy organization that champions gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women, in all their intersecting identities. We are given constant support in terms of capacity building and have secured a seed grant.
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