Study: At least 81 women globally have been murdered in retaliation for environmental activism

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 10:33 in Earth & Climate

Women environmental defenders were victims of murder, displacement, repression, criminal prosecution, and physical harassment, reports a Nature Sustainability paper based on an analysis of 523 cases from a global database of environmental conflicts. This issue is predominantly concentrated in Latin America, Asia, and Africa, but also occurs in North America and Europe.

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