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The evidence is clear.

It’s time to act.​

The violence of inequality: Gender-based violence and environment linkages gathers evidence from around the world, revealing that violence is regularly used to exert or reinforce control over natural resources. These trends worsen in the context of environmental stressors and threats. The research process inspired the creation of this Center, a go-to place to gather resources, share learning, and motivate and support action. Scroll down to learn more about the research methodology and access the publication and other tools.


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Documenting action.
Telling stories of change.

Change is happening every day. See stories from the Gender-Based Violence and Environment Linkages Center on how and why action to address issues strengthens human rights and conservation action.

If the work of this platform has inspired your own research, procurement, policies, or projects – we’d like to hear from you on how you are using our tools to help tailor future work!

Or, let us know if you are interested in exploring important GBV and environment knowledge gaps through research collaborations!

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