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Family Planning, News

Celebrating World Vasectomy Day

      Celebrating World Vasectomy Day Earlier this week, global population hit 8 billion.  Human population growth is projected to continue growing exponentially over the coming decades – threatening the existence of earth’s incredible ecosystems and the hundreds of thousands of species with whom we share the planet.   The fist step to curbing unsustainable […]

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Conservation Education, News, Publications

In the News: Women for Conservation Serves Over 1,300 Women Caring for Nature Reserves

  Women for Conservation Serves Over 1,300 Women Caring for Nature Reserves This article was originally published September 5th, 2022 in Spanish by the Colombian news Outlet Semana. To see the original version of this article in Spanish, click here >>>  Women for Conservation empowers women and children to lead eco-friendly projects to protect critical […]

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Sara Inés Lara Featured on Brevard Zoo’s ‘Paws for a Moment’ Podcast

    We are thrilled to announce our latest podcast interview! Women for Conservation’s executive director, Sara Inés Lara, discussed the organization’s conservation efforts through female empowerment on Brevard Zoo’s podcast, Paws for a Moment.  Listen on Spotify >>> Listen on Apple Podcasts >>> After leaving Colombia to pursue a civil engineering career in England, […]

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Environmental Education, News

Celebrating Conservation Project Coordinator Kelly Julio Donado

  Celebrating Conservation Project Coordinator Kelly Julio Donado   Happy Birthday to Kelly Julio Donado, our Women for Conservation Project Coordinator in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta!   Kelly is the force who organizes and facilitates Women for Conservation’s community groups in multiple villages across the municipality of Santa Marta.  We are committed to listening […]

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Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Nepal, News

Educational Safari Inspires 5th graders in Nepal

Educational Safari Inspires 5th graders in Nepal September 20, 2022 Women for Conservation and Birds Nepal understand that the education and engagement of the next generation is absolutely essential to our dream of protecting biodiversity for generations to come.  We work to inspire the next generation of conservationists by providing hands-on environmental education and meaningful wildlife […]

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Cross-cultural solidarity: In support of Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina, fierce defender of women’s rights

The feminist band Pussy Riot’s brave activism and performance art has inspired women all over the world to use their voices to stand up to oppression. Even after a two-year prison sentence, band co-founder Maria Alyokhina continued to speak out against injustice. W4C Director of Conservation, Isabella Cortes Lara, reflects upon meeting the incredible Maria […]

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Birds Nepal & Women for Conservation Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day

Birds Nepal & Women for Conservation Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day The first Saturday in September each year is International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD). Of nine species of Vultures found in Nepal, eight of these are globally Threatened and three species are categorized as Critically Endangered in IUCN Red list. IVAD originated from Vulture Awareness […]

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Conservation Education, News, Sustainable Livelihoods

Flash Flood Relief: Help Us Support the People of Puerto Pinzón

    Flash Flood Relief: Help Us Support the People of Puerto Pinzón Boyacá, Colombia June 8th Devastating floods forced the community of Puerto Pinzón to evacuate their homes as the Ermitaño River flooded their town last week. National media reports that 700 families in Puerto Pinzón have been affected, and many inhabitants have lost […]

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24 More Men Get Vasectomies as an Act of Love for Women and the Environment

  W4C’s Latest Vasectomy Campaign Shatters Stigmas to Set New Records September 2, 2022 Women for Conservation’s latest family planning brigade on September 2nd provided 24 men with vasectomies in the rural community of Carmen de Atrato. Families in this remote town lack access to adequate health clinics, and must travel 4 hours by bus […]

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