WAMA is a regional network to lend solidarity to women in Asia facing environmental destruction and abuse of their bodies. WAMA reaches out to women in communities take their demands to national, regional and international platforms of policy and dialogue. WAMA dialogues with states and international bodies to represent the legal and human rights of women and children affected by extractives and the interlinked policies of climate change and gender.
The network compiles women’s stories of resilience and conducts gender based empirical research
to bring truth seeking data and narratives on the impacts of extractives on women
We strive to promote the ancient wisdom, worldviews and visions of indigenous and rural women whose perspectives on resource use and economics carry valuable practices on sustainable eco-system engagement