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Breaking the silence: Harassment, sexual violence and abuse against women in and around industrial oil palm and rubber plantations

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Brief on the gender-based violence (GBV) surrounding industrias oil palm and rubber plantations across West and Central Africa. Findings include sexual violence, harassment and abuse on the job and against women securing food for their families, violence and abuse against women using traditional palm oil and women’s exclusion from decision-making and violence against those defending their land from plantation companies.

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