For these women, environmentalism and women’s rights are closely linked: Past drilling projects have resulted in increased assaults, cancer, and infertility.
On the evening of January 4 2018, Patricia Gualinga was at home when she heard a crash, the cascade of cracked glass. Through her broken window, she heard a man’s voice shouting. He would kill her, he said, if she continued speaking out against natural resource exploitation in the Ecuadorean Amazon. Read more at The New Republic.
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