AGENT Webinar: Gender-Based Violence and Environment Linkages – Stories and strategies for change, a spotlight conversation with the Hariyo Ban Program

In Nepal many rural women are very dependent on natural resources such as firewood, fodder, water and traditional medicines, but they are often excluded from decision-making about their forests, and sometimes have difficulty accessing the resources they need. As part of its GESI work the Hariyo Ban Program realized it needed to tackle gender-based violence in order for women to participate more fully and safely in community forest management and sharing of forest benefits.

Femmes défenseures des droits humains relatifs à l’environnement : Faire face à la violence basée sur le genre dans la défense des terres, des ressources naturelles et des droits humains

Cette note d’information du SRJS passe en revue les défis sexospécifiques auxquels les femmes défenseurs des droits humains environnementaux sont confrontées, y compris la violence sexiste, et formule des recommandations à l’intention de la société civile et des gouvernements pour renforcer les protections.

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