PANNA:Resource Pointer #393 (Gender Issues and the Environment)



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Resource Pointer #393 (Gender Issues and the Environment)
August 10, 2005

beesh*’Beesh’ Poisoning of Women’s Lives in Bangladesh, 2003* UBINIG & Pesticide Action Network, Asia and the Pacific. Focuses on women in Bangladesh, their experiences with pesticides, the impacts on their health and their attempts to organize against the pesticide onslaught. 42 pages. $8. Contact Pesticide Action Network, Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box: 1170, 10850, Penang, Malaysia; phone +604 657 0271/ 656 0381; fax +604 657 7445; email [email protected]; website


*Common Ground: Women’s Access to Natural Resources and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, 2003* Women’s Environment & Development Organization. Links poverty eradication and environmental sustainability to gender equality and the expansion of women’s access to natural resources. Provides strategies, tools and actions for women’s groups, NGOs, UN agencies, governments and other institutions. 12 pages. Available as a free download at Contact WEDO, 355 Lexington Ave., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017; phone (212) 973-0325; fax (212) 973-0335; website


sharedertingflow*Diverting the Flow: A Resource Guide to Gender, Rights And Water Privatization, 2003* Public Citizen and Women’s Environment & Development Organization. Contends that water is a critical component of gender equality and women’s empowerment, as well as environmental security and poverty eradication. Presents advocacy strategies for the right to clean, accessible water. 12 pages. Available as a free download at Contact WEDO 355 Lexington Ave, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017; phone (212) 973-0325; fax (212) 973-0335; website


*Gender Justice, Development, and Rights, 2002* Edited by Maxine Molyneux and Shahra Razavi. Reflects on international development policies that increase emphasis on gender justice and political representation, but have not advanced social justice. Leading scholars and regional specialists address the declining role of state provided welfare and the down-sizing of public services, coupled with rising income inequality and record levels of crime. 492 pages. $35.00. Contact Oxford University Press; 198 Madison Avenue; New York, NY 10016; phone (800) 344-4249 ext 6484; fax (212) 726-6476; email [email protected]; website


smallworld*A Small World After All: Women Assess the State of the Environment in the U.S. And Beyond, 2002* Women’s Environment & Development Organization and Rachel Carson Institute, 2002. Includes a collection of women’s voices on the state of the environment in the U.S. and beyond. Discusses the indispensable role of women in sustainable development. Appendix includes links to get networked. 60 pages. Available as a free download at Contact Rachel Carson Institute, Chatham College, Woodland Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15232; phone (412) 365-1361; email [email protected]; website

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