It is a great achievement indeed for the government of Bangladesh to be able to prepare and publish the Climate Change and Gender Action Plan (ccGAP).
Briefing Note 3 – WASH & CLEAN: A situation analysis of hygiene on maternity wards in India and Bangladesh SHARE / WSSCC Research briefing notes – Impact of Inadequate Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities on women and girls in India and Bangladesh The SHARE Research Consortium and the Water Supply and Sanitation […]
Briefing Note 1 – Coping strategies to deal with Inadequate WASH Facilities and Related Health Risks SHARE / WSSCC Research briefing notes – Impact of Inadequate Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities on women and girls in India and Bangladesh The SHARE Research Consortium and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) […]
This study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) analyzes data from 10 countries to learn about the prevalence and impacts of violence against women. It addressed the role that the health sector can play in preventing this violence and treating victims.
This paper identifies areas of opportunity where microfinance could play a role in fostering climate change adaptation, focusing on examples from Bangladesh and Nepal. On average, 90% of the clients of microfinance institutions are women. Therefore, this paper considers the role that microfinance institutions can play in the empowerment of women as well as community adaptation to climate change.
Bangladesh is a country hard hit by climate change. The negative impact of these changes in the weather further threaten the lives and livehoods of around 160 million people, already living in extreme poverty. IUCN on behalf of the GGCA was asked to engage in preparation of complementary national action plan on gender and climate change. This document works within the framework of the BCCSAP in order to operationalize the inclusion of gender across all key sectors.