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Mongabay: Environmental defenders voice concerns as COVID-19 crisis deepens

Activists have raised concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic is having an acute impact on women and their access to water…

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A message from our executive directors on COVID-19

Now more than ever we need to support women environmental defenders.

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GAGGA voices on COVID-19: Human rights

  “The only thing that is clear is what we are experiencing: a state of emergency, with repression, with a…

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We, Women are Water 2020: The young women defending Lake Titicaca

  Lake Titicaca in the Andean highlands is the largest freshwater basin in South America. It represents a source of…

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We, Women are Water 2020: Rebels from Bañado Sur

In Bañado Sur on the outskirts of Asunción is the Cateura garbage dump, the largest in Paraguay. On a daily…

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We, Women are Water 2020: Network of Community Environmentalists in El Salvador

Environmentalists in El Salvador (RACDES) fight for water across the entire country. The problem of access to drinking water previously…

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We, Women are Water 2020: Fighting the impacts of sugarcane monoculture in Honduras

The southern wetlands of Honduras along coastal areas in the Gulf of Fonseca is the 1000th “Ramsar” site, meaning it…

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We, Women are Water 2020: Ixquisis women defend their rivers

The micro-region of Ixquisis, in the north of the region of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, has been inhabited by indigenous Mayan communities…

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We, Women are Water 2020: OMMI provides safe water in the Paraguayan Chaco

The Paraguayan Chaco (the western region of Paraguay) has a semi-arid climate which, aggravated by climate change, has long periods…

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