Jun 072010
 

Fuente: Women on the March Conexiones entre las corrientes ecologistas y de género Las mujeres suelen tener un papel crucial en los conflictos ambientales referentes a las actividades petroleras, mineras y madereras, la cría de camarones y las plantaciones de árboles. Son mujeres valientes que no vacilan en desafiar el poder político, los tiranos locales y […]

Jun 072010
 

Source: Women on the March Connecting environmental currents and gender Women often play a crucial role in environmental conflicts over oil extraction, mining and logging activities, shrimp farming and tree plantations. These courageous women do not hesitate to challenge political power, local tyrants and armed violence for protecting the surrounding natural resources they and their family […]

Jun 022010
 

Excerpt from Women, communities and mining: The gender impacts of mining and the role of gender impact assessment By Oxfam Australia The impacts of mining operations are not gender neutral. Women can experience the direct and indirect consequences of mining operations in different, and often more pronounced, ways than men. The particular experiences of women […]

Jun 022010
 

Excerpt from Mining and Women in Asia: Experiences of women protecting their communities and human rights against corporate mining By the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development “For an indigenous woman who depends on land for survival, she cannot be immune from the issue of large corporate mining. A peasant woman cannot be […]

Jun 022010
 

Source: Women on the March  No shining legacy: Women start organising against gold mining in Thailand The lush green rice paddies, vegetable fields, forested mountains and quiet villages in the Wangsaphung district of the Loei province of North-Eastern Thailand could be an oasis of rural tranquility, with clean air to breathe, fresh vegetables and fruit to […]

Jun 022010
 

Fuente: Women on the March Una herencia nada brillante: las mujeres comienzan a organizarse contra la minería de oro en Tailandia Los exuberantes arrozales verdes, los cultivos de vegetales, las montañas boscosas y las tranquilas aldeas del distrito de Wangsaphung de la provincia de Loei, al nordeste de Tailandia, podrían ser un oasis de tranquilidad rural, […]

May 312010
 

Excerpt from Latin America: Social and Gender Impacts of the Economic Crisis By Alma Espino & Norma Sanchís, Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) Full document here 4. What are the social and gender impacts of the crisis? The ILO Report on Global Employment Trends for 2009 estimates that the current crisis could generate […]

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