Politics, Environmental Issues and Gender Case Study: The Niger Delta.

Radical Insights into Gender Issues and International Development

Ed Kashi (2008) Ed Kashi (2008)

Many Nigerians are putting their faith in the newly elected Muhammadu Buhari to solve the country’s problems, including the rise of Boko Haram, and widespread corruption. However, much of this corruption stems from the partnerships formed between the government and the powerful oil TNCs operating in the Niger Delta.

The people of the delta have suffered greatly from the harmful impacts of oil TNCs’ operations for over half a century. Women in the region are most affected, yet continue to be marginalised, and their problems ignored. Very little is being done to mitigate or remediate the detrimental environmental and social impacts of oil extraction; with companies like Royal Dutch Shell now beginning to sell off their pipelines, can Buhari really ensure that the delta is cleaned up, and help to ensure the empowerment of the women who live there – or will he, too, allow corruption to…

View original post 790 more words

Advertisements
About

Take care at our planet, go Green.

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

G A I A

journal

News, opinions and blogs

News, opinions and blogs - Retail, Brands, Politics, Economics, Ecommerce, Omnichannel, IoT, RFID, Tech, start-ups, China

Healthy People = Healthy Buildings

Bringing Health and Wellness to the Built Environment

Native To Humanity

Life - Love - Health - Happiness

Green Transition

Green Made Easy

Bella Green

"Every time you spend money, you're casting a vote for the kind of world you want."

Positively Chels

A Tree Hugging, Earth Loving Vegan

findingjoyininfertility.wordpress.com/

Living an open and honest life through infertility.

Trust and Believe in the Unseen

Live with Light of Faith

Millie Jones

A blog about that things that interest me (and maybe you)

ANTHRO FEMINISM

A place for thoughtful, truly intersectional Feminist discussion.

Change ambassador

Tackling Environmental issues with Yolanda Xakana

theolounge.blog

theolounge.blog | theologie - gesellschaft - ethik

The Climate Mole

Climate Change and Renewable Energy Facts

%d bloggers like this: