Environmental degradation driving gender-based violence – IUCN study

Gland, Switzerland, January 29, 2020 – The degradation of nature can lead to gender-based violence including sexual assault, domestic violence and forced prostitution, according to a new IUCN study published today. Competition over increasingly scarce and degraded resources can exacerbate these forms of violence, the review study finds. “Environmental degradation now affects our lives in ways that are […]

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