Gaining ground: women, mining and the environment

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Christine Cleghorn
Natalie Edelson
Sue Moodie
Yukon Conservation Society [and] Yukon Status of Women Council
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Whitehorse, YT

Presents synthesis of pre-gathering research, sharing at two-day Gaining Ground meeting in September, 2000, Lake Laberge, YT, and subsequent follow-up, of women's experiences of health impacts of mineral development (mining) in their Yukon communities. Expands upon reflections and sharing experienced by women at the Gaining Ground gathering. Seeks to provoke discussion and spur action for positive social change in mining communities. Intends to foster and encourage empowerment of individuals and communities encountering mineral resource development. Addresses specifically women's health issues and lives in mining communities.

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WOMI.C53 2001