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V’cenza Cirefice

V’cenza Cirefice is an ecofeminist researcher and activist from Mourne, who explores environmental justice through a feminist lens. She has previously worked with Young Friends of the Earth Europe, Plan International, The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network, Alymras (an NGO working with communities opposing mining in Cyprus), and autonomous refugee projects in Greece. Currently she is doing a PhD in NUI Galway on extractivism in Ireland through a feminist political ecology perspective. 


Cirefice, V. and Sullivan, L. (2019). Women on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism. Policy & Practice: A Development Education Review, 29.

Cirefice, V. (forthcoming). Chapter 13: Performing Home, Security and Solidarity in the Everyday: The Alternative Refugee Accommodation of City Plaza. In J. Morrissey (ed.) Haven: Intervening for human security in the Mediterranean crisis. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing. 

Plan International UK. (2018). Break the Barriers: Girls’ Experiences of Menstruation in the UK

Cirefice, V. and EnvJustice. (2018). The women who keep the gold in the ground. The Ecologist.

Cirefice, V. (2018). 8 female activists in Cyprus standing up for environmental justice. Medium.

Cirefice, V. Mercier, S. Carmody, M. (2017). Why we’re marching for reproductive rightsFriends of the Earth Europe.