World Rainforest Movement

Invisible women are becoming increasingly visible

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

In his novel “The Invisible Man”, H.G. Wells tells the story of a scientist who succeeds in making himself invisible, and the problems...

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Women raise their voices in three continents

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

Vast areas of land where diverse and rich ecosystems predominate are being replaced with large scale tree plantations in the South. These...

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Papua New Guinea: Women against further expansion of oil palm

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

Oil palm production is increasing in Papua New Guinea, a country where 97% of the land is communally owned and most of its 5 million...

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Nigeria: Michelin’s rubber plantations destroyed women’s livelihoods

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

“I don’t want money. I want my land back…if they give me one million Naira [the local currency] today, I will still go broke, but if...

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Brazil: Women impacted by eucalyptus plantations speak out

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

World consumption of paper has exploded over the past 50 years. Only about 1/3 of paper production is used for writing and printing paper,...

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Video: Women raise their voices against tree plantations

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

If after reading the above articles you (as a woman within an organization, as a member of a women’s movement, as an activist on human...

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More information on women in WRM’s web site

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

WRM has a special section on Women, Forests and Plantations in its web site, which can be accessed...

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Issue 140 – March 2009

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

Women’s voices on plantations

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