News article on the gendered impacts of deforestation and palm oil plantations in Papua New Guinea, including increased discrimination and violence against women, particularly indigenous women, as a consequence of resources loss and food insecurity, as well as due to women’s leading role in the defence of lands.
Environmental Sectors: Palm Oil Supply Chain
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 …
This Resource Guide was developed by IUCN under its partnership with USAID on Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT). It identifies key resources, risks and opportunities, and best practices relevant to integrating gender equity and inclusion in sustainable commodity production and sourcing for TFA Partners.