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Gender, environmental degradation and development

Gregor BuМ€chner

Gender, environmental degradation and development

the extent of the problem

by Gregor BuМ€chner

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Published by IIED/UCL London Environmental Economics Centre in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGregor Büchner...[et al].
SeriesLEEC paper -- DP 91-04
ContributionsInternational Institute for Environment and Development.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20493557M

Degradation of resources, destruction of the ozone layer, destruction of biological diversity and desertification were just a few of the great environmental disasters facing humanity today, she said. Gender, the Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific is the first Asia-Pacific report that comprehensively maps out the intersections between gender and environment at the levels of household, work, community and policy. This publication examines gender in the spheres of food security, agriculture, energy, water.

Gender, environmental degradation and eco-feminism. In M. Rinkel, & M. Powers (Eds.), Social work promoting community and environmental sustainability: A workbook for global social workers and educators (1st ed., Vol. 3, pp. ). International Federation of Social : Karen Bell, Karen Kime, Heather Boetto. This new textbook, edited by one of the authors of the seminal Women and the Environment in the Third World: Alliance for the Future () which first exposed the links between environmental degradation and unequal impacts on women, provides a comprehensive introduction to gender aspects of .

the gender division of labour. The impact of natural resource development projects and environmental degradation on women and men will also differ. Women often have customary access to agricultural land for food and cash crop production, and to forests for foraging and fuel collection. Cate Owren is executive director of the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), a women’s global advocacy organization working to empower women as decisionmakers to achieve economic and social justice. Founded specifically to influence the Earth Summit (UNCED), WEDO strives to integrate gender perspectives and women’s direct participation internationally.


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