Tag Archives : Women’s Efforts on Behalf of Environmental Justice and Ecological Security

Huang Chang Ju (China Tai Wan)

  Written by  Chan Tsz Ki/Chow Wai Yin/Leung Wing Yu Huang Chang Ju, a professor of the Department of Applied Economics and Management and the Director of Organic Development Centre of the National Ilan University, and also the principal of the organic agriculture website. She even won Organic Agriculture Special Contribution Award the Council of […]



Medea Benjamin (United States of America)

“We who oppose war, and who now represent the majority of Americans, must force our representatives to represent us.” ————————————— Update: Up to 2009, Benjamin engaged in numerous protests involving U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld; U.S. President George W. Bush; U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, among others. […]

Yuzhen Yin (China)

————————————————– 10 years later: In late August, we visited Yin YuZhen’s Ecological Park in Mu Us Desert in Inner Mongolia and made a short video on her current life. Yin Yuzhen is a simple peasant woman, from Uxin Banner in the Mu-Us Desert in Inner Mongolia. Since 1985, she has planted, together with her husband, 300,000 trees, thus creating […]



Jin Chan(China)

  Starting from the changing beliefs of women’s original ecological planting Interviewer/Peng Yangyi, Xiao Han (Jiayi Women’s Development Center) Translator: Hu Xiaojing Jin Chan was wearing a yellow T-shirt and a black short when we met her for the first time. She was very hospitable to us. We walked into the room, opened the fanner and […]

Huang Yirong(China)

  Qiu Sao Interviewer/ Ma Jiu ju    Translator/Zhao Jing Editor’s Remark:  Mrs. Qiu is a great lady who has engaged in ecological farming for almost eight years. She believes that ecological farming brings us not only healthy food, but also benefits to her son.  And the hard working in ecological farming won’t stop her […]



Song Zhongmin(China)

  A Bashan Woman’s Blueprint Interviewers/Ma Jiuju      Translator/ Zhao Jing     Collator/ Li Jing My name is Zhongmin Song. My husband and I had worked in big cities for many years. In 2012, my mother-in-law and I went back to our hometown-Ningqiang, Shaanxi for health reasons. The doctor said the food issues and […]

Asha Lata Baidya (Bangladesh)

  ——————————————————————- Update of biography 2015:   44 years of activism and no end in sight   Ten years later, in the year 2015, Ashalata Baidya, a small, delicate woman from the outside, has not lost any of her fervour in the struggle for the right cause. She is a very strong minded and energetic […]

Rafia Gulani (Pakistan)

  Ms. Rafia Gulani was born on 11th February 1965 in the Diplo town of Tharparkar which is a poverty-stricken drought-prone region of the Sindh province of Pakistan. She hails from the Diplai Memon community which is known for its commitment to education. Her father Gul Muhammad Gulani was a renowned educationist and moved from […]

Rachel Carson (United States of America)

Rachel Carson is a famous American Marine Biologist. She is well known for preventing the production and abuse of DDT spraying. Besides being a scientist, she is also a novelist, written the famous “Ocean Trilogy”: Under the Sea, The Sea around Us and The Edge of the Sea, and also a book which has influenced […]

Zeng Shu Yi (Taiwan)

Zeng Shu Yi, born on September 28 1953, is the Director-General of Ren Shoufeng Farmers Association of Hualien. She also declared participating in 2014 Shoufong mayor elections. 10 years ago she had already promoted Hualien toxic-free organic agriculture. Once she said: “It is her biggest wish to let Taiwan people eat healthy organic agricultural products.” […]