Gender-Based Violence and Environment Linkages Center (GBV-ENV Center)
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The violence of inequality garnered coverage from more than 60 news articles in the first week of the report’s launch. Since then, this research and its coverage has inspired investments, investigations and actions, creating change every day.
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The impact of climate change and weather-related disasters on gender-based violence survivors and the increase of intimate partner violence in the aftermath of these events is clear. This article provides examples from the United States and Australia, including findings from IUCN publication “Gender-based violence and environment linkages: The violence of inequality”. The author highlights policy gaps in the United States and calls for gender and environment programmatic and policy and actions.
Focusing on the 2021 Texas winter storm, this report draws on expertise from IUCN and other UN reports on the link between severe weather events and gender-based violence, which has been shown to be more lethal during incidents of extreme weather which is a global problem that is not just linked to smaller, less-wealthy countries.
The author reflects on international agreements on gender equality, the levels of gender-based violence in Pakistan and the impact of climate change. Additionally, she makes a call for cross-sectoral collaboration to address GBV, including in efforts to combat climate change, to achieve development goals.
The violence of inequality has not only been widely reported, but increased attention to gender-based violence and environment linkages continues to grow. Explore coverage on our study and related topics here:
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