How woman-led self governance can alleviate poverty and protect natural resources

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HOW WOMEN LED SELF GOVERNANCE CAN ALLEVIATE POVERTY AND PROTECT NATURAL RESOURCES

An interview with Harshita Jha by Wen

 

Period17 Nov 2022

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  • TitleHow woman-led self governance can alleviate poverty and protect natural resources
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletWen (Women's Environmental Network)
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date17/11/22
    DescriptionHarshita speaks to Wen about the experiences of rural women-led community participation for poverty eradication, how this work intersects with climate action, and why the localisation of issues and contextualisation is crucial, particularly for the global south.

    Harshita Jha is a feminist social work practitioner who works on strengthening rural women’s participation in local governance. She is a State Project Coordinator for Kudumbashree-National Resource Organisation in Assam, India who work at the grassroots level with women across the country. Harshita is a powerful public speaker who gives regular talks and training on women’s political empowerment.
    Producer/AuthorLouise Turner
    URLhttps://www.wen.org.uk/2020/06/24/whys-climate-justice-a-feminist-issue/
    PersonsLouise Turner