The life-giving woman archetype, that respects and supports organic processes and values collaboration and intuition, has been associated with nature in various cultures and religions. However, in our patriarchal society, women and nature tend to be viewed and treated with a similar hegemonic notion: controlled, dominated and exploited.  In such a society women and nature are considered property and in need of control.

How can we appreciate the close interconnection between nature and women and at the same