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The effects of resource extraction on Inuit women and their families: evidence from Canada

The effects of resource extraction on Inuit women and their families: evidence from Canada
18 pages

Authors
Nightingale, Elana
Czyzewski, Karina
Tester, Frank
Aaruaq, Nadia

Editors
Sweetman, Caroline
Journal
Gender & Development Volume 25 Issue 3 Natural Resource Justice

Publication date
09 Nov 2017

DOI
10.1080/13552074.2017.1379778

Publisher
Oxfam GB
Routledge

Type
Journal article

This article presents the findings from research conducted by Pauktuutit,an Inuit women’s organisation, and the University of British Colombiainto the gendered social impacts of resource extraction inQamani’tuaq, Nunavut Territory, Canada. The research used a range ofdifferent methods and contributes to a growing body of globalevidence on the social impacts of resource extraction on indigenouswomen and families. It reveals the complex effects of resourceextraction on Inuit women’s lives, at the individual, family, andcommunity levels. This kind of research is urgently required to ensurethat policies on natural resource extraction are developed that supportthe interests and needs of the women, men, and children mostaffected by mining.

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