Women Demand Oil Palm Companies Stop Violence and Give Back Community Land

See more on women and plantations in the WRM Bulletin. On 8 March, International Women’s Day, hundreds of organizations and individuals demand an end to the violence against women living in and around large-scale oil palm plantations expansion…. Read More

Women on the Front Lines of Halting Deforestation

Judith Ncube, the chairperson of the Vusanani Cooperative in Plumtree, Zimbabwe. Credit: Sally Nyakanyanga   By Sally Nyakanyanga Via IPS   PLUMTREE, Zimbabwe, Jan 29 2018 (IPS) – In Zimbabwe, the bulk of rural communities and urban poor still get… Read More

Honoring, Remembering Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders

Today is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. In recognition of this important day, AWID collaborated with the Guardian to publish Remembering women killed fighting for human rights in 2017. 25 women are profiled in the piece. While thousands of… Read More

Women Speak Out: At the DNC For Justice, Survival and A Living Wage

Coming Tuesday, July 26, 12  – 2pm Broad Street Ministry, 315 S. Broad St. Phila. btw Spruce & Pine, Walnut-Locust stop on Broad St (Orange) Line Why are we speaking out? Women carry the heaviest burden of work… Read More

WATCH: Women Speak for Climate Justice on the Road to COP21

Women from WECAN International recently published this video speaking up for climate justice leading up to COP21 in Paris. Want to keep up with the latest information leading up to the conference, which will be held from Nov. 30… Read More