The paper argues that climate change is happening in an increasingly unequal world marked by persistent gender inequalities, and that these inequalities put many poor people, and especially women, on the frontline of harmful climate change impacts while at the same time constraining their ability to take action on climate change. The paper concludes with a series of recommendations on gender equality and women's empowerment in the SDGs, the UNFCCC, and the post-2015 disaster risk reduction framework.
2015 and beyond: Action for a just, gender-equitable and sustainable future
This briefing paper outlines CARE’s recommendations for promoting gender-equitable and sustainable development in the face of climate change for the ongoing 2015 policy processes, including the Sustainable Development Goals, the UNFCCC negotiations, and the post-2015 disaster risk reduction framework.
- Countries: Global
- Published: September 2014