Fair enough? Women, men, communities and ecological justice in Indonesia

DTE Special Edition Newsletter 99-100, October 2014

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DTE 99-100, October 2014

“If women are given the space to participate actively, they can analyse the social, economic, cultural and political problems they experience and come up with recommendations that are clear and strong”

(Poso Women’s Congress Press Release, March 2014)

DTE 99-100, October 2014

What is the state of gender justice in Indonesia? How does it relate to communities and their natural resources management systems? What happens to gender justice when investors move in? What about climate change and the efforts to mitigate and adapt to it?  In this introductory article we set out some of the challenges to gender justice in Indonesia today.

DTE 99-100, October 2014

Gender is a complex variable that is a part of social, cultural, economic and political contexts. It is also relevant for the work of civil society movements.

DTE 99-100, October 2014

A selection of Indonesian and international links

DTE 96-97, December2013

Despite progress in international policies and the regulatory frameworks, despite commitments from political financial and industry leaders, these businesses are responsible for rampant forest destruction for oil palm and timber plantations, stealing from indigenous peoples, encroaching on their lands and resources, and destroying their culture and identity.

DTE 96-97, December 2013

The name Wilmar looms large in the Europe-Indonesia agrofuels picture.  This Singapore-based company sells Indonesia-made biodiesel to Europe as well as selling oil palm feedstock for making biodiesel in Europe.