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.
Regions: United States of America
Report that reviews existing literature on the effects of climate change in the United States with a gender lens, highlighting how gender shapes experiences of climate change. The report explores the gender dimensions of the health impacts of climate change, including increased GBV, the effects of natural disasters, the employment in climate-affected sectors, the perceptions, attitudes, knowledge and behaviours regarding climate change and the environment and the gaps in literature.
Compilation of academic papers that were presented at an international workshop on ʹMining, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoodsʹ in 2008. These articles highlight key issues and implications of integrating gender to foster sustainable livelihoods in both large-scale and informal, artisanal and small-scale mining across different regions. Gender-based violence (GBV) is identified in many of these articles, in connection with extractives.