Gender Equality

Development and Environmental Conservation as a Gender Issue and the Relevance therein to the EIA Process

By: Piyumi Wattuhewa Being sensitive to gender issues in environmental projects is essential in order to prevent potential commitments to widen the already existing gender disparities.  Image Credits: Nandhu Kumar on Unsplash Environmental conservation and the relevance therein to development is a gendered issue as much as it is an environmental issue. Even though it is rarely discussed as such in the Sri Lankan contexts, there are numerous notable intricacies and correlations between the status of women