Gallery – There can be no solution to climate change without Women’s empowerment

There can be no solution to climate change

without women’s empowerment

Explore the legacy of Dorothy Jewson and Lady Eve Balfour

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Lady Eve Balfour and Dorothy Jewson:

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Read about the legacy of Dorothy Jewson, first female MP for Norwich here:

Dorothy Jewson

‘I think it is very important to realise in this Debate that this is not only a rural question affecting the agricultural workers, but is also a question which concerns those Hon. Members who represent urban constituencies. For my part, representing Norwich. I can say that the problem of the agricultural worker is constantly with us.’

And Lady Eve Balfour, farmer and founder of the Soil Association here:

Lady Eve Balfour

‘If the nation’s health depends on the way its food is grown, then agriculture must be looked upon as one the health services, in fact the primary health service. ‘It is important to outgrow the attitude of confining the term health services to what are really sickness services.’

Contemporary Women

Helen Pankhurst, Deeds Not Words

‘On the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote, Helen Pankhurst – great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst and a leading women’s rights campaigner – charts how women’s lives have changed over the last century, and offers a powerful and positive argument for the way forward.’


C40 Cities and Friends of the Earth, Why Women Will Save the Planet

‘As we look to address the greatest challenge humankind has ever faced, we do so with one of the greatest possible resources: womankind… Empowering the next generation of women leaders is a concrete step towards securing a bright, sustainable future for all. Through this book, we are seeking to share the wisdom of a pioneering generation of women leaders with the leaders to come.
Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, from the Foreword

*Copies of the book ‘Why Women Will Save the Planet’ can be bought from the Greenhouse Trust bookshop*

Greta Thunberg, ‘The Swedish 15-year-old who’s cutting class to fight the climate crisis’

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‘Hooray for Jocelyn Bell Burnell – the world needs more scientists like her’

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Why Women Will Save the Planet: Book Archive

Book Club Weekly Notes


Book review – Doreen Wells

Book review – E-A Wheal

Book review – Tessa Fox