She says, “The problem is that my parents, and even a lot of my friend’s parents, cannot afford to give us money to buy pads."
Tackling sexual violence against women in the Congo is a direct way to fight deforestation. And stop rape. But our smartphone addiction is exacerbating conflict.
When the Second Congo War erupted in 1998, Chouchou noticed a new phenomenon. Women were being raped in public by rebel groups. But nobody wanted to talk about it.
7 ideas from the iconic, influential "Ecofeminism as Politics" along with quotes from the equally insightful work by Vandana Shiva and Maria Mies in their jointly published 2014 book, "EcoFeminism."
We’ve got it all wrong — Our efforts to conquer nature have brought us to the brink of ecological collapse. And that’s inextricably tied to the long-abusive relationship between men and women. Women’s bodies are battlefields in wars fought over fertile soil, land, oil, minerals, and bragging rights. Just as…
You’re probably here because you care about women, the environment, or both. You’ve come to the right place, because these two subjects are intimately tied to each other. Hey everyone, welcome to my new ecofeminism column with Eco-Chick. Once a week, I’ll be tackling a variety of topics here, all…
Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. “By nature surfers are environmentalists,” John Moore, co-founder of surfing legend Kelly Slater’s new Kering-backed surf-lifestyle brand Outerknown said in a panel on sustainability that Eco-Chick attended at this year’s Fashion, Culture and Design conference. It stands to reason that…
"I am particularly inspired by the immense ecological knowledge of some of the individuals in the forest-dwelling communities that I work that links them to the natural world."
Let's keep these women in the conversation.
Two out of three cans tested have a hazardous chemical in the lining.