Blog post about three lawsuits against Canadian-owned mining company, Hudbay Minerals, over human rights abuses, including the gang rape of 11 women, committed by security personnel in Guatemala.
Academic paper on the links between gender and resource extraction by Canadian companies operating abroad, including the identification of gender-based violence (GBV). Based on the insights from an event on the same topic, the paper provides recommendations regarding Canada’s Feminists International Assistance Policy.
Academic article presenting findings from a research on the gendered social impacts of resource extraction in Qamani’tuaq, Nunavut Territory, Canada. It reveals the complex effects of resource extraction on Inuit women’s lives, at the individual, family, and community levels, including instances of gender-based violence (GBV).
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.
Press release from the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs on the filling of an application for a Judicial Review of the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office decision to extend the environmental certificate for Coastal GasLink’s proposed fracked gas pipeline for another five years. One of the reasons is the demonstrated direct link between extractive industries and an increase in violence against indigenous women.