Ecocide and feminism
An opinion piece about the parallel oppressions of women and environment.
Eight reasons why women are key to leading the world away from environmental crisis.
BBC news report
A brief outline of some of the main issues
Information and lots of links, focusing particularly on running a household and dangerous situations for women and girls.
Carbon Brief shows how climate change disproportionately impacts women's health in an interactive map.
Climate policies and reproductive health
From the New Humanitarian, argument for a human rights-based approach.
A photo essay in English, Spanish or French
Külcür, R. (2020) article
Gender As The Missing Component In The Turkish Climate Change Policies And Academic Papers
Microplastics in human placentas
A report about research showing the presence of microplastics in human placentas. Mongabay has a huge amount of other resources on the environment. Use the search facility for "women" to find out more.
Pollution and women
How plastic, water, air and chemical pollution impacts women, from the Stockholm Environment Institute
Cobalt mining for batteries (car, phone, etc)
Channel 4 documentary about cobalt mining and its impacts, including on pregnant women
Air pollution: a global health perspective
Report summarising impacts of air pollution on women's health - globally, it's the 4th leading risk factor for death.
Information and further links on girls' rights and climate change
Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF)'s website is packed full of information and campaigns.
DW news report
"Why climate change often hits women harder than men."
Impact on women of biodiversity loss and impacts of women on its preservation and stewardship
Natural History Museum, London
This is a more accessible page with lots of pictures, statistics, and links to further information.
Violence against women and the environment
Summary of a report with global case studies
Climate change and violence
United Nations information on how and why women are more at risk from violence through climate change
Climate change and gender equity
Harvard Business Review article with good examples to show how we can't fight climate change without fighting for gender equity.
Fracking and maternal health
This is a clear summary of academic research on fracking and maternal health, from an advocacy group in the USA.
Action Aid report African women, loss and damage
Case studies from Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda showing how losses and damages, economic and non-economic, affect women.
The scorching divide
A report about women's health and income in heat waves, based on research carried out in the USA, India and Nigeria.
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