Factsheet: Gender Dimensions of Climate Change
Rural, indigenous people live in two simultaneous situations. While they have highly developed capabilities for management of biodiverse natural resources, they are lodged in a discriminated, excluded existence, away from the centre stage of economic and technological change. Their ecological systems are largely stressed by corporate control of resources, coupled with a general disregard of their knowledge.
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Languages available: English
Resource type: Position papers
Publication year: 2011
Number of pages: 2
Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)