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New Report: Gender Justice and Deforestation in Indonesia

March 18, 2015

Gender Justice and Deforestation in IndonesiaIndonesia currently suffers from the world’s highest rate of deforestation, from logging, mining, and palm oil plantations, and the impact on traditional communities falls particularly hard on women, who suffer displacement, disempowerment, and loss of land and livelihood. A new report by The Asia Foundation’s environmental program, SETAPAK, explores deforestation’s unequal social costs to women, and the crucial role of gender justice in effective forest conservation strategies. Read more.

Related locations: Indonesia
Related programs: Empower Women, Environmental Resilience

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