10 Feb '12, 10am

Does Gender Equality Have a Place in the Green Economy?

Does Gender Equality Have a Place in the Green Economy?

As a woman, does the green economy include me? Initially, I thought: yes and no. The green economy includes women, but not to the extent it could and should. Women’s contributions to the green economy are essential for it to “result in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities.” A green economy is first and foremost about social equity. Only with social equity, where everyone is heard and contributes, can we improve human well-being and significantly reduce environmental risks and ecological scarcities.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/02/green-economy-include...

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