Why Climate Justice is a Gender Justice issue

This policy briefing from CARE International UK outlines why women must be a central part of the response to the climate crisis, and argues that the UK Government, as host of the COP26 UN climate talks in November 2020 in Glasgow, has an influential and critical role to play in accelerating global ambition to stop the climate crisis, and securing commitments that put women first.

The briefing outlines the ways in which women and girls are disproportionately affected by the climate crisis, makes proposals for the action needed to support women as leaders and frontline responders, and concludes with recommendations for the UK Government ahead of COP26.

  • Countries: Global
  • Published: March 2020

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