09 Mar 2017
According to the United Nations, climate change further exacerbates existing gender inequalities. DW talks to Sonya Ayed-Karlsson, a climate ...
17 Jan 2017
As the Pacific braces itself for another cyclone season, UN Women is leading efforts to ensure that women and girls are at the centre of disaster preparedness, response and recovery work.
24 Nov 2016
The 4th Assessment Report of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change released in 2007, unambiguously states that climate change is not ...
21 Nov 2016
Women have always been seen as weak and vulnerable, and it is no different when it comes to climate change. Women are almost often considered a charity case rather than active agents of change. But this narrative needs to change. It is true that women are differently impacted by climate change impacts. During the Young Feminists Day at the UN Climate Negotiations in Paris last year, Majandra...
20 Nov 2016
Dr Luveni added climate change policies were gender-aware and provided equitable opportunities and value to both genders and the onus was on ...
15 Nov 2016
Op-ed: Making Paris Climate Change Agreement deliver for women and girls – the Marrakech opportunity
A truly transformational agenda on climate action and sustainable development with a historic gender equality compact was achieved in 2015. Parties to the Paris Agreement committed to take decisive action to arrest global warming and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to respect, promote and consider their obligations on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls when addressing...
11 Oct 2016
It is globally acknowledged that women are disproportionately vulnerable under climate change/variability. Gender differences are continuously ...
30 Aug 2016
GenderInSITE Southern Africa: Applying the gender lens to Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in Africa
On 4-5 July, GenderInSITE's regional focal point for Southern Africa, the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) will jointly hold a communications event in Ebene Cybercity, Mauritius to introduce a policymakers'...
30 Aug 2016
With increasing feminization of agriculture, support for women farmers is more critical than ever. At a gathering for International Women’s Day March 6 in Rome, world leaders in agriculture and development policy called attention to the importance of involving women farmers in efforts to improve global food security and nutrition. Representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO...
30 Aug 2016