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Supports Women

It is widely accepted that women are more vulnerable to the negative effects of climate change than men [1]. At the same time, studies have shown that “empowering women through improved healthcare, education, and representation in government could help societies adapt more quickly and easily to the impacts of a changing climate” [2].

 

[1] Eastin, J. (2018). Climate change and gender equality in developing states. World Development 107: 289-305. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0305750X18300664

[2] Tandon, A. (2020). Tackling gender inequality is ‘crucial’ for climate adaptation. Carbon Brief. URL: https://www.carbonbrief.org/tackling-gender-inequality-is-crucial-for-climate-adaptation