Resource Guide for Monitoring Extractives for Women Environmental and Human Rights Defenders (WEHRDs)

The “Resource Guide for Monitoring Extractives for Women Environmental and Human Rights Defenders (WEHRDs)” serves to support community-based women environmental and human rights defenders (WEHRDs) to conduct basic investigation/monitoring of an impending or actual mining operation in their communities and look at actual or potential negative mining impacts on their communities, with particular attention to violations and impacts on women.

To access the guide, please click here.

Published: November 2019

Organization(s): Women in Action on Mining in Asia (WAMA)

Region: Asia


Cast-‘e’ing the Body — Devadasi Self Narratives

  The Devadasi system is a centuries-old Hindu religious practice in India which offers young girls in marriage to deities. These girls usually belong to the Dalit caste — the lowest of India’s social classes — and as ‘servants’ ordained by deities, Devadasis are ritually forced to offer sexual services upon attaining puberty. Devadasis are […]

Resources for care and activism during COVID-19

A big part of building resilient movements is incorporating collective care and wellbeing practices in our strategies and work. COVID-19 has affected and will continue to impact our communities across the globe and our movement organising. That’s why we’ve compiled resources and tools to support you, your community, organisation and/or movement during these unprecedented times, […]

The Preservation of Life – Situation of Women Territorial Defenders Against Extractive Activities and Other Forms of Dispossession

To access the publication, please click here (only available in Spanish) Published: November 2019 and updated in April 2020. Organization(s): Colectivo CASA, GAGGA and Red Latinoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Sociales y Ambientales, Region: Latin America