Academic article that provides a compilation of current water, sanitation and hygiene indicators that measure gender equality and empowerment in four interrelated priority areas, including sanitation access and its relationship with gender-based violence and psychosocial stress.
Resources Type: Academic paper
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 paper aiming to fill the gap on the links between mining, conflict and sexual violence by exploring how the artisanal and small-scale mining and sexual violence are related in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Results indicate that women living in close proximity to ASM are indeed more likely to experience sexual violence by partners and others.
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.
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).
Academic article that considers how patriarchal power relations between men and women are produced and reproduced within extractive industries, and examines the idea that the ‘supernormal profits’ to be made there encourage the development of ‘supernormal patriarchy’ that can exacerbate gender-based violence (GBV).