It was the fisherwomen who sold the catch the men brought in at markets. A fall in fish stocks meant that they would have to procure the produce from elsewhere, deal with the cooperatives, and resist manipulative moneylenders.
What India needs is not only a commitment to work towards reducing its carbon footprints and pollution levels, but also coming up with proper policies that can mitigate losses during disasters.
Women are not just integral to addressing the country's water crisis, they are probably the only ones who can do it—at scale.
But, in such a skewed system of fast fashion trends, if at all ethical consumption is possible then how and where does it begin?
Fast fashion is an ecofeminist issue. We need to act now to save our planet. Planting trees, adopting a vegan lifestyle and ditching plastic cutlery isn’t the only way.
“Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development” written by Vandana Shiva, encompasses the understanding of ‘eco-feminism’ and its feminist interpretations.
Rather than appealing to individuals’ morals and responsibilities, corporates and governments must lead the fight against climate change.
Public urination is a disgusting act, peeps. No matter the place, no matter the gender. For who in the world wants to go through the ordeal of seeing and smelling that?
Greenwashing is when a company, or a big brand, fools consumers into thinking that the products they are buying are environment-friendly. Greenwashing often functions through green-marketing and more specifically, green advertising.
The participation of women, today, is a mere token through the District Water Committees, thanks to rampant corruption and widespread bureaucratic denial to take gender and water seriously.