World Rainforest Movement

One of capitalism’s false solutions to its crisis: strengthening patriarchy

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

Today, we watch as the capitalist system undergoes a major restructuring in order to keep the current order of oppression and exploitation...

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Women’s roles, rights and responsibility in natural resources: Some reflections from Mekong Region

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

In Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar it remains common until today that the wife will be the one who ‘owns’ the land of...

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Changes in family life: Observations on eucalyptus and women in Mato Grosso do Sul

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

“It is the rural women’s movements that have been at the forefront of massive public actions aimed at fighting back against the big...

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Women & Plantations: Pain or Gain? The Nigerian Experience

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

In Nigeria, forest concessions – including reserves and communal farmlands – are being taken over by multinationals and...

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Women and oil: The struggle for Sumak Kawsay

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

In October 2013, women from throughout the Amazon region marched to Quito, the capital of Ecuador, to protest outside the 11th oil...

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Brazil: Sexual exploitation of women and mega-dam construction in the Amazon

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

Although they have succeeded in occupying greater space in society, women continue to suffer oppression, exploitation and violence. In...

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Environmental conflicts and women in Africa

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

A report by Edwin C. Perry, Cheryl Potgieter and Urmilla Bob,(1) highlights the links between environmental conflicts and women. The...

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Women and growing mercantilization

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

Today, many big companies have programmes aimed at emphasizing the equality of opportunities offered to women. These are companies that are...

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Protestors denounce pact to transform rural region of Brazil into a “eucalyptus desert”

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

On March 8, 2014, peasant farmers from organizations including the MPA, MST, MMC, Quilombolas, the Union of Rural Workers of Mucuri and...

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International Day in Defense of Peasants’ and Farmers’ Seeds

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

The women and men farmers and peasants belonging to the Via Campesina, are calling for this April 17th to be a global day of action and...

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International campaign to define forests for their true meaning

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

La Via Campesina, Friends of the Earth International, Focus on the Global South, the World Rainforest Movement and more than than 120...

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Environmental Justice Atlas

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

Environmental Justice Atlas, by EJOLT, a large EU project bringing science and society together to catalogue ecological distribution...

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Should we build more large dams? The actual costs of hydropower megaproject development

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

Should we build more large dams? The actual costs of hydropower megaproject development, By Bent Flyvbjerg, Alexander Budzier, Daniel...

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First-hand testimony of Andaman tribe reveals sexual exploitation

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

First-hand testimony of Andaman tribe reveals sexual exploitation – In an audio recording obtained by Survival International, a...

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Bulletin Issue 200 – March 2014

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

The Struggle of Women: Everyone’s Struggles

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