Commissioned by WEDO, a Case Study conducted by Yacine Diagne Gueye of ENDA (Environmental Development Action in the Third World) in Senegal. It gives an overview of the climate change situation in Senegal and draws out the implications for women’s livelihood, security and gender equality.

The situation of women in Senegal is also discussed in terms of how they manage to cope with the overall challenges of poverty and inequality, with specific reference to the consequences of climate change. Finally, national strategies and adaptation measures are reviewed from a gender perspective.

Case Study: Gender, Human Security and Climate Change in Senegal

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