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Why women will save the planet : a collection of articles for Friends of the Earth

Author: Jenny Hawley; Friends of the Earth.
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cities today are environmental nightmares with polluted air, excessive energy consumption and an absence of nature. But they can be turned around to be powerhouses of well-being and environmental  Read more...

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Why women will save the planet.
London : Zed Books, ©2015
(OCoLC)905524595
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Hawley; Friends of the Earth.
ISBN: 9781783605811 1783605812 9781783605828 1783605820
OCLC Number: 932199066
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 279 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Women's empowerment and environmental sustainability in the context of international UN agreements / Diane Elson --
Women as drivers of forest restoration to combat climate change / Wanjira Maathai --
Why do gender equality and sustainability go hand in hand? / Lyla Mehta and Melissa Leach --
Is there a specific role for women in helping to achieve environmental sustainabilty through politics? / Caroline Lucas --
The institutionalisation and masculinisation of environmental knowledge / Susan Buckingham --
Media empowering women in southern Madagascar / Yvonne Orengo --
Empowering a balanced and useful economics of sustainability : the role of gender / Julie A. Nelson --
The role of fashion in bringing about social and ecological change / Anna Fitzpatrick --
How the defence of the commons and territories has become a core part of feminist, anti-capitalist struggles / Celia Alldridge --
Hand in hand : women's empowerment and sustainabilty / Vandana Shiva --
Women's empowerment in sustainable agriculture / Quinn Bernier, Chiara Kovarik, Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Agnes Quisumbing --
The impacts of environmental mismanagement on Egypt's poor / Isabel Bottoms and Amena Sharaf --
How gender-sensitive are National Adaptation Programmes of Action? selected findings from a desk review of thirty-one sub-Saharan African countries / Nathalie Holvoet and Liesbeth Inberg --
Women, conflict and the environment in Somali society / Shukri Haji Ismail Bandara and Fatima Jibrell --
Gender, participation and community forestry : lessons from beneath the canopy / Esther Mwangi --
Putting gender equality at the heart of Oxfam's work / Barbara Stocking --
From individual to communal rights : empowering women for sustainable use of natural resources / Nidhi Tandon --
Mother Earth / Maria Mies --
Sexual and reproductive health and rights : a win-win for women and sustainability / Sarah Fisher --
The power of grassroots action for women's empowerment and the environment / Kate Metcalf and colleagues --
One hundred years of collective action for environmental change / Marylyn Haines Evans --
The impact of gender blaance in the renewable energy sector / Juliet Davenport --
More women in business for a sustainable economy / Emma Howard Boyd --
Sustainability is about people / FIona Reynolds --
Sexism and gender equality in British politics / Cathy Newman --
Mistresses of their own destiny : a history of women's empowerment in nineteenth-century British politics / Sarah Richardson.
Responsibility: edited by Jenny Hawley.

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