This resource draws the links between gender and climate change and lays out why women need to be at the center of the climate change debate and policy-making. A must-read for activists, academics and policymakers.
“As the majority of the world’s poor, women are disproportionately affected by swift environmental changes. This is true even in industrialized countries. In the US, Hurricane Katrina entrenched poor African-American women, already the most impoverished group in the nation, in deeper levels of poverty. Poor women living in developing countries face even greater obstacles.”