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.
Regions: Papua New Guinea
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.
Research on the impacts of the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea, including violence and illegal mining, gang rape and abuses of security personnel, police deployment, environmental pollution and mercury use in illegal and small-scale mining.