Resources Type: News Article

When the price of water is sexual assault

Article about the sexual extortion and rape of women when accessing water services in Kenya and the increase of these threats during COVID-19. The article is based on the report ‘women and corruption in the water sector’ by the Water Governance Facility.

Violencia de género y medio ambiente

El 8 de marzo, Día Internacional de la Mujer, es un llamado a detener la violencia contra las mujeres y un momento para reflexionar sobre los vínculos que esta tiene con la crisis ambiental. La violencia de género ocurre en todas las sociedades como un medio de control, subyugación y explotación, reforzando la desigualdad de género enraizada en prácticas, normas y leyes discriminatorias de género, y envuelta en la impunidad.

The darkest side of fossil-fuel extraction

News article on the impact of fossil-fuel extraction on indigenous peoples in North America in the context of climate change with a focus on gender-based violence, including sexual abuse and exploitation, kidnapping and murder of indigenous women.

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