World Rainforest Movement

World Rainforest Movement (1986, Montevideo, UY; 7 staff; @$222,000 annual budget; wrm.org)

International initiative that supports forest-dependent peoples, indigenous, peasants and other communities in the global South. WRM is part of a global movement for social and environmental justice and respect for human and collective rights. Women’s roles in these communities is particularly important to the organization.

Resources: bimonthly bulletin on rainforests; publications

Leadership: Winfridus Overbeek, international coordinator

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