08 Mar '18, 11am

An International Women's Day call to defend the defenders

A tragic rise in threats, attacks and murders of those standing up to protect the Earth and human rights has been documented in countries around the world - just when protecting and defending water, climate, and forests could not be more urgent. Women are often the backbone and visionaries of movements to protect the rights of people and planet. They are also challenged with an additional burden of risks and dangers as compared to their male counterparts - as they experience the intersection of ecological destruction and cultural displacement , as well as sexual violence and gender-based persecution. The signing of a legally binding pact protecting environmental defenders by twenty-four Latin American and Caribbean countries this week - two years after the murder of the Indigenous woman environmental leader Berta Cáceres - is a promising step forward. It is indicative of t...

Full article: https://theecologist.org/2018/mar/08/international-womens...

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