News article discussing whether climate change can trigger an increase in child brides. It presents studies documenting this tendency, as well as other expressions of gender-based violence (GBV), including IUCN GBV and environment linkages publication.
Scoping study aimed at identifying and establishing linkages between Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Climate Change in the context of Bangladesh. The research relies on existing literature, a survey of rural women, key informant interviews, focus groups and key discussions with experts. This study also provides key recommendations.
Report aiming to answer why Bangladesh’s rate of child marriage is so high. It identifies natural disasters and climate change as a factor in an increase in child marriage and provides suggestions for the government to reduce it.
Report presenting an analytical framework to explore and interpret evidence on the status of policy; institutional arrangements; implementation; advocacy, knowledge generation and management; and women’s leadership in efforts to address gender equality in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Asia Region. The report delineates the vulnerability of women and girls during natural disasters, …
This article reviews findings from IUCN on gender-based violence and links with environmental pressures, issues and threats. The article presents views from IUCN, as well as experts from Bangladesh on these connections, and the gaps in climate-related policies at international and national levels to address them.
With the support of IUCN, the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh produced a national climate change gender action plan. The ccGAP defines the role that the MoEF will play in initiating and facilitating efforts internally, as well as with strategic partners at the national, regional and international levels. It seeks to mainstream gender in climate change advantage of opportunities that promote gender equality and facilitate transformational change as we build a climate action as outlined in the BCCSAP, the NAPA and other policy documents.