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Written by Abi_B

Green matters

I’ve made a quick search on your website for ‘environment’, ‘activism’, and ‘climate change’ and haven’t found an article dealing with environmental activism. I’ve been an activist for a little while and have just recently realised that most grassroot organisations and events I’ve been a part of have been led by women. Climate change is and will disproportionately affect women, especially in the third World, and there’s plenty of women fighting, and fighting successfully, for their right to a safe environment. Point being, climate change is a very gendered issue and should be talked about as such. I’m not a […]

I’ve made a quick search on your website for ‘environment’, ‘activism’, and ‘climate change’ and haven’t found an article dealing with environmental activism.

I’ve been an activist for a little while and have just recently realised that most grassroot organisations and events I’ve been a part of have been led by women. Climate change is and will disproportionately affect women, especially in the third World, and there’s plenty of women fighting, and fighting successfully, for their right to a safe environment. Point being, climate change is a very gendered issue and should be talked about as such.

I’m not a comedian or an artist, but I’m a researcher and an activist and would love to see environmental activism featured in your magazine.

Cheers,
Sandra
PS Absolutely love Standard Issue. Mainstream press can be a vile thing and it’s wonderful to see women take matters in their own hands.

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Written by Abi_B