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Large-scale infrastructure, hydroelectric and mega projects

GAGGA 2019 ‘We, Women are Water’ Campaign – Video

During the month of March, organizations in Latin America, part of the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA) joined forces once again to launch the campaign “Las Mujeres Somos Agua” (We, Women, are Water), which aimed to highlight: the role of women in the region who have when defending their water; the specific […]

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‘Like Fish on Land’: Testimonies from People in Uganda and Laos After Being Displaced

This paper looks at four hydropower projects implemented in Laos (Nam
Theun 2 and Nam Ou) and in Uganda (Bujagali and Karuma), describing the resettlement effects on local communities. These effects vary per case, and may include the loss of physical and non-physical assets, including homes, communities, productive land, income earning assets and sources, subsistence, resources, […]

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Developing a gender lens to business and human rights: The impact of trade, investment and tax regimes on women

Background document for the round table “Developing a gender lens to business and human rights”, which was held at the 2018 United National Business and Human Rights Forum in November 2018. It was developed jointly by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Oxfam and the Office of the High […]

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GAGGA 2019 ‘We, Women are Water’ Campaign – Postcards

During the month of March, organizations in Latin America, part of the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA) joined forces once again to launch the campaign “Las Mujeres Somos Agua” (We, Women, are Water), which aimed to highlight the role of women in the region have when defending their water, the specific impacts […]

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What is ecofeminism and how can it achieve social transformation?

On the 20 and 21 of August, the Bolivian Women´s Fund, Fondo Apthapi Jopueti brought together women from various departments of Bolivia in La Paz to talk about ecofeminisms. There, they described how they, as women, and their communities are affected by the effects of extractivism, mega infrastructure projects and climate change. Furthermore, they found […]

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Gender Impact of Shuakkhevi Hydro Power Plant Project and its compliance with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Requirements

The purpose of this publication is to assess the gender impacts of the Shuakkhevi Hydro Power Plant Project on affected populations as well as to evaluate whether the project-related documentation and construction process meets the requirements of the international financial institutions involved. Published: 2016 Organizations: Green Alternative, Both ENDS and Brot Fur Die Welt Region: […]

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Case Study: Gender impacts of Nenskra Hydro Power Plant

The aim of this case study is to reveal the potential gender impacts of Nenskra Hydro construction and to provide recommendations to the Georgian Government and International Financial Institutions on how to address the existing gender gaps in hydroprojects planning and make it part of the decision making processes. It is based on desktop research, […]

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Water, rights and equality

“Water, rights and equality” is a short documentary showing the current situation in Bolivia and how  communities supported by the CASA Socio-Environmental Fund, through the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action, are facing water problems. It was recorded in September 2017, in the department of Santa Cruz. Please note, this video is only available […]

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