The Centre supports women’s constitutional and customary rights to forests and natural resources. We are currently working on strengthening women's leadership in the process of making collective and individual claims under the Forest Rights Act in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh and are working with partner NGO’s in other states of India for advocacy and lobbying on forest rights of women.
Adivasi Women’s individual and collective rights under the Forest Rights Act
Promoting Ecological Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation by Women
Forest based livelihoods and Skills
Forest Rights Act and Adivasi Women
Women mapping their lands and taking leadership in Forest Rights Committees; Women submit claims to the SDCs; Women represent violations of their forest rights
Promoting Ecological Knowledge
Biodiversity mapping by communities, strengthening the role of Women Priests in ecological protection; working with healers