National Radio Project recently interviewed India Program Director Rucha Chitnis, Africa Program Director Maame Yelbert Obeng, and GWWI Director Gemma Bulos for its Women Rising radio program. Click here to listen to the interview and learn more about women’s rights to water, land, and farming. “Women are realizing that they are carpenters; they are masons who…

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  North American indigenous communities face both acute and chronic challenges resulting from environmental degradation.  In response to the systemic and intentional targeting of indigenous lands and communities for environmentally-destructive industrial projects such as mines, hazardous waste facilities, oil refineries and coal-fired power plants, the indigenous environmental justice movement – a grassroots-led movement with national…

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Unlocking the Future, WEA’s 5-Year Anniversary Gala on May 18th was a beautiful gathering of our friends and allies. We extend gratitude to those who attended and to all who have joined us over the past five years–it’s been an incredible journey so far! Scenes from the celebration: The WEA team opens the night with…

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Photo: Beth Robertson The 2011 East African Women and Water Training has begun! Women’s Earth Alliance’s Global Women’s Water Initiative, in partnership with Crabgrass and iCon Women and Young People’s Leadership Academy, is currently leading the third African Women and Water Training,  strengthening women’s voices  in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector.  To learn…

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