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Women's Environment Center

20 Apr

The Women's Environment Center was set up in 1992 in order to focus on women's environmental problems, particularly in the rural areas, and to involve women in the struggle for a better environment. These women have to find their own sources of water, firewood and food. The destruction of forests depletes the water and fuel sources, supplementary foods and local medicines which they collect from forest sources. This destruction of the environment affects them a great deal, as it is the woman's role to find these resources.

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