Right to food
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Malawi: How community-led activism prompted banks to withdraw from funding Lilongwe Water Project due to potential negative impact on livelihoods
Author: John Mwebe & Prekshar Kumar, in OpenGlobalRights
"Using community-led activism and public opinion to stop harmful development"...
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Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health
Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights
"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...
Author: Leah Davidson, OpenGlobalRights
For many children in developing countries, the reality of climate change is intricately intertwined with children’s human rights to education, healthcare, shelter and sanitation...There is a generational divide between the people in leadership...
Sierra Leone: Report finds investors failed to conduct human rights due diligence prior to exiting development project; incl. company comments
Swedwatch's report entitled 'No Business, no rights: Human rights impacts when land investments fail to include responsible exit strategies. The case of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone', alleges that Swedish DFI Swedfund, and the Dutch equivalent FMO...
Commentary: To ensure a fast & fair transition, human rights must be at the centre of the renewable energy sector
Author: Eniko Horvath & Christen Dobson
"Putting human rights at the centre of the renewable energy sector," 3 November 2017...
Kenya: Report claims local community in titanium-rich area has not benefited from mining; Base Titanium responds
A recent report by HakiJamii says that titanium mining host communities in Kwale area are "experiencing dire socio-economic conditions despite the mining project minting billions from titanium exploitation in their backyards." The Business & Human...