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UN Stresses the Interconnectedness of Gender and Natural Resources

The UN publication “Women and Natural Resources. Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential” is concerned with the position of women in conflict settings and focuses on the link to natural resources. Understanding gender-specific vulnerabilities in order to protect and empower women is crucial to overcoming conflict, according to the report. Thus, women’s involvement in natural resource management due to their societal roles is an important factor to consider.