Academic paper exploring various mining work-related issues and sociocultural settings and processes within remote mining towns that can affect the psychological health of female partners of mine workers and their relationship well-being.
Academic article on the negative impacts of the mining industry in Western Australia. Authors argue that mining areas have become men’s towns with little opportunities for women and local younger generations. A gender analysis based on ecofeminism and feminist political economy reveals the urgent need for the mining industry to transform itself in order to meet sustainability imperatives.
Compilation of academic papers that were presented at an international workshop on ʹMining, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoodsʹ in 2008. These articles highlight key issues and implications of integrating gender to foster sustainable livelihoods in both large-scale and informal, artisanal and small-scale mining across different regions. Gender-based violence (GBV) is identified in many of these articles, in connection with extractives.
Academic article highlighting human rights abuses, including forced evictions, detention without trial, child labour, forced labour and unsafe working conditions, and violence and personal security, including gender-based violence (GBV), as key areas of concern in fishing communities in India, the Philippines, Cambodia and South Africa.
Book on gender and climate change research and action. Divided in five parts, it discusses the gendered impacts of climate change, gender justice, gender mainstreaming within climate policy, gendered climate change actions and gender and climate change research. It presents voices of women from every continent and from different climate events and challenges. Linkages between gender-based violence (GBV) and climate change are identified in some of the chapters.
Highlighting examples from sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, this CNN article recounts examples from IUCN’s study Gender-based violence and environment linkages: The violence of inequality on how increasing destruction of the environment and diminishing natural resources fuels a rise in violence against women.