Putting women at the centre of climate change responses

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“We know that people who are the most affected by the impacts of climate change are the ones who depend on natural resources for their livelihoods, live in hardship, do not have financial security, have less mobility, have fewer choices, and have less opportunity to voice their concerns. Overall, there are more women than men suffering from those situations. Moreover, when there is a crisis, there are more domestic violence cases; again, women are the principal victims. Despite this, we still struggle to find the right way to implement climate change strategies that have a tangible impact on women's lives. I believe that progressing gender equality and empowering women are critical if we . . .

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