WS042 - Practising feminist political ecology: building knowledge communities
Convened by Wendy Harcourt (International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), the Netherlands), Lyla Mehta (Institute of Development Studies, UK) and Margreet Zwarteveen (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands)
Feminist Political Ecology (FPE) is an approach that looks at how to promote community well-being. peace and social justice, analysing account power relations within different systems of oppression at different scales in communities building solidarity in the global North and South. FPE examines the processes, strategies and political mechanisms that community initiatives use to challenge the existing power relations based on exploitation, domination, and conflict. With participation from the audience from both the Global North and South, the workshop will share the innovative insights of the Wellbeing Ecology Gender Communities (WEGO) ITN network on how to do grounded research in solidarity with social movements and community initiatives around issues of social and environmental justice, natural resource management and care.
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