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Forest loss for large-scale agriculture and extractive industries goes hand in hand with violence against women

5 Jun, 2020

by John C. Cannon, originally published on Mongabay Gender-based violence shakes communities in the wake of forest loss Women in the province of East New Britain in Papua New Guinea say they have faced increasing domestic violence, along with issues like teenage pregnancy and drug abuse, in their communities as logging and oil palm plantations have moved in. Traditionally, women have been the stewards of the land and passed it down to their children, but they say they’ve felt sidelined …

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Remembering Ghanimat Azhdari

10 Jan, 2020

The Global Forest Coalition wishes to express our deep sorrow over the death of Ghanimat Azhdari, a dear friend and wonderful colleague, who was one of the many victims of…

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