Series: Gendered Impacts of Resource Extraction

Series: Gendered Impacts of Resource Extraction

“In a lot of countries women are on the frontline of this resistance and logically so because they are the ones who know by heart and by their Indigenous knowledge how mining, for example, is going to impact on their food… Yet, their contributions are invisible.” – Joan Carling, a...

Impacts of Mining: Gendered Impacts

Impacts of Mining: Gendered Impacts

  • Written on: 08 April 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

This video, by KAIROS Canada, explores some of the gendered impacts of mining and extractivism. It can undermine women’s positions, health and safety, bringing community and family breakdown – whilst skyrocketing the income inequality between men and women....

Peticion:  Mujeres denuncian que proyectos extractivos generan violencia

Peticion: Mujeres denuncian que proyectos extractivos generan violencia

  • Written on: 11 March 2016
  • Posted under: Campaigns

Via YLNM members Salva la Selva. La activista hondureña Berta Cáceres ha sido asesinada esta semana. La Red Latinoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras exige YA a empresas y gobiernos responsabilidad para el cese de un tipo particular de violencia que va en aumento: la violencia contra las mujeres en el contexto...

ICT’s for Feminist Movement Building

ICT’s for Feminist Movement Building

Across the world, women are using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support rights agendas, tell their own stories and challenge emerging issues in regard to access, women’s voices and violence. This activist toolkit from Just Associates (JASS),  gives critical insights into different kinds of useful ICTs and how women...