Commissioned by WEDO, a case study conducted by consultants Khurshid Alam, Naureen Fatema and Wahida Bashar Ahmed for ActionAid Bangladesh. It gives an overview of the climate change situation in Bangladesh and reveals the implications for women’s livelihood security and gender equality.

The vulnerability of women in Bangladesh is discussed in terms of how they cope with continued deprivation and poverty during and in response to climatic disasters. A review of national policies, institutional frameworks and adaptation measures from a gender perspective conclude this section.

 

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