Extractive Industries and Violation of Women’s Rights

Written by Karolin Seitz 11 October 2019

This briefing discusses how “women are disproportionately affected by negative social and environmental impacts of extractive industries”, “ the human rights impact of business enterprises could be effectively regulated by a UN treaty on business and human rights”, and argues “such a treaty must comprehensively integrate a gender perspective” (Seitz 2019).

Publisher: Association of Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), Global Policy Forum, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

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Categories: Report, Liberal Democracy