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The Disaster of Development: How Women’s “Empowerment” Projects are Damaging Indonesian Smallholder Farming, Rural Families, and the Environment

The Disaster of Development:

How Women’s “Empowerment” Projects are Damaging Indonesian Smallholder Farming, Rural Families, and the Environment[1]

 

Laine Berman, PhD

Abstract: Ecofeminism, or ecological feminism, is based on a belief that the social mentality that leads to the domination and oppression of women is directly connected to the social mentality that leads to the abuse of the natural environment… 5,507 more words

Indonesia

The Heroine's Journey ~ Dropping into the Fullness of our Wild Souls



Are you ready for something more? Can you feel parts of yourself that are calling to be lived more fully into life? Could you do with a paradigm shift – a pilgrimage that could re-wild your inner world and reacquaint you with aspects ready to be rediscovered, embraced and celebrated?
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TreeSisters Team

Is *Feminist* a Dirty Word?

I have said it before and I will say it again – I am a feminist.  No apologies, no explanations, a simple statement.

So, a question – are you a feminist?   803 more words

Reclaimed By Nature

Nature is powerful. We witness this power everyday in big, and small ways. When I came across a roundup of 10 abandoned spaces reclaimed by nature, I was thrilled! 115 more words

Photography

Weathering The Signs

Recent (and frequent) rains in Austin this week and last have me quite curious (and a rather worried). Uncharacteristic of this region, for this time of year, the weather has taken a rather wet and soggy shift. 326 more words

Photography

Sharmila Rege's Response to Chayya Datar

Sharmila Rege – ‘Real Feminism’ and Dalit Women: Scripts of Denial and Accusation. Economic and Political Weekly. 35.6 (2000): 492-95.

The environment movement has not dealt with the question of caste-community exploitation and the economic issues that trouble the peasantry and the working class, and despite the eco-feminist trend, as Omvedt argues, the movement as such has rarely confronted the oppression of women.

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Feminism

Alexander MacQueen and Eco-feminism

“Wild women” are surrounded by skulls and bones,  attired in skins and leather, crowned by stag horns, birds heads, and tokens of powerful animals, they look as their allies in the underworld. 1,323 more words

Exhibitions