WEN Publications

Climate Change

Gender and the Climate Change Agenda (pdf)
A staggering 20 million of the 26 million people currently estimated to be displaced by climate change are female, according to this extensive report launched by WEN on 2 March 2010 at the House of Commons.

Why Women and Climate Change? (pdf)
WEN briefing exploring how climate change is affecting women differently and more acutely.

3TC Handbook
WEN’s essential guide on shrinking your carbon footprint, building community and having fun

Women’s Manifesto on Climate Change (pdf)
A joint publication with the National Federation of Women’s Institutes

Local Food

Finding the Plot – event report (pdf)
This event jointly organised by Women’s Environmental Network and Sustain’s Local Action on Food Network was an opportunity for networking, knowledge exchange and skill acquisition, for community groups and interested individuals that are facing challenges in sustainable food production. It took place at Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC).

Getting to the Roots Evaluation (pdf)
Evaluation of Getting to the Roots volunteer training programme 2008

Growing Round the Houses: Food production on housing estates (pdf)
A WEN/Sustain publication

Sustainable Sustenance: food transport and the environment (pdf)
WEN’s briefing sheet on food miles (Updated Jan 08).

Working across Languages and Cultures (pdf)
WEN’s guidance notes for working with groups from different languages and cultures

Grow Your Own Organic Food (pdf)
Tips on growing your own organic food


Getting Lippy: cosmetics, toiletries and the environment (pdf)

Guide to Healthy and Environmental Flooring (Updated 2011!) (pdf)

Household Cleaning Factsheet (pdf)
A guide to environmentally friendly cleaning methods

Seeing Red: Sanitary Protection and the Environment (pdf) *Updated 2012*
For sources used in our ‘Seeing Red’ briefing on menstrual health and sanitary protection, click here.

Make your own Sanitary Protection (pdf)

Prettynasty (pdf)
WEN’s shocking report on phthalates in European cosmetic products.

Toxic tour WEN toolkit identifying potentially damaging chemicals commonly found in cosmetics

Cosmetic Action Ideas (doc)
What you as a consumer can do about chemicals in products

Local Groups

Resource pack 2010 UPDATE IN PROGRESS


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