adaptation

Women, particularly those in developing countries, are on the frontlines of climate change. One of the focus of the UNFCCC Momentum for Change initiative is “Women for Results” that showcases women leadership on climate action around the world. Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser, IUCN, speaks at Momentum for Change: Women for Results event at […]

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At the time of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) inception, there was no organized movement to address gendered impacts of climate change at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Through ongoing commitment, time, and energy on the part of the four founding members, an expanded GGCA steering committee, Secretariat, and […]

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This handbook indicates ways for local governments to integrate the gender dimensions of climate change into the various stages of policy-making. The focus is on low- and middle-income countries. The handbook is not meant to be exhaustive, but rather a starting point which introduces gender concepts and gender dimensions of climate change as well as […]

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Un acuerdo climático justo y sensible al género puede adoptar diversas formas, pero fundamentalmente: respetará y promoverá los derechos humanos y la igualdad de género; garantizará el desarrollo sostenible y la integridad ambiental; requerirá un compromiso justo, equitativo, ambicioso y vinculante en materia de mitigación conforme a los principios de las responsabilidades comunes pero diferenciadas […]

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Vulnerability assessments are a vital component of adaptation efforts as vulnerabilities can vary greatly over time and space, and determine what parts of society are most at risk. Adaptation efforts can even create greater vulnerabilities for some groups, particularly women, in the process of assisting others. This report examines these complexities in the shifting vulnerabilities to climate change arising from an evolving social, economic, ecological and political landscape in the Lake Faguibine region of Mali.

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