Discipline and Punish: Gendered Dimensions of Violence in Extractive Development

  title={Discipline and Punish: Gendered Dimensions of Violence in Extractive Development},
  author={Kalowatie Deonandan and Colleen Bell},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Women and the Law},
  pages={24 - 56}
Abstract:La violence et la répression exercées à l'encontre des militantes des droits du sol et de l'environnement qui s'opposent au développement de l'industrie de l'extraction (un groupe classé par les Nations Unies comme défenseurs des droits de la personne) ont été bien documentées par plusieurs organismes non gouvernementaux œuvrant dans le domaine. Malgré leur importance équivalente, des formes indirectes de violence touchant ces mêmes défenseurs, ainsi que leur nature genrée et leurs r… 

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