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13. Nov. 2017 blog

#COP23: Women must have a bigger role in tackling the climate crisis

Issues of gender and climate change are important to this year’s COP. Indeed, COP23 presidents Fiji have a delegation made up of almost 50% women, a figure that would put many developed countries to shame. They have made clear several times that they want to make gender issues one of the big priorities at COP23. Several initiatives have been launched to continue raising awareness and pursuing dialogue on a subject that is too often marginalized.  

05. Sep. 2011 blog

Are women more affected by climate change?

Climate change affects all of us, but not in the same manner. The group of people who experience the most severe effects of climate change are mostly in the developing countries, and among them, women are worst off.