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Gender perspectives: integrating disaster risk reduction into climate change adaptation good practices and lessons learnedUnited Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, 2008It is a well-known prediction that women in the developing world will suffer the most from the effects of climate change. What needs equal emphasis is the fact that women also represent an immense source of potential and power to combat the increased disaster risks that climate change will bring.Document
Biopolitics, climate change and water security: impact, vulnerability and adaptation issues for women2007The world over, the increased degradation of ecosystems, excessive consumption of water, contamination and salinisation of water-bearings, aquifers and dams, along with the impact ofDocumentBRIDGE, 2008While there is a wealth of literature on gender-based issues related to environment and disasters, there are few explicit references to gender and climate change. This paper outlines key linkages between climate change and gender inequality, focusing particularly on adaptation and mitigation policies and practices.Document
A study on gender equality as a prerequisite for sustainable development: what we know about the extent to which women globally live in a more sustainable way than men, leave a smaller ecological footprint and cause less climate changeGender and Environment /Genero y ambiente, 2007To what extent do women live more sustainably than men, leave a smaller ecological footprint and cause less climate change? This ideas paper studies what we know about gender equality as a prerequisite for sustainable development.Document
Gender, Environment, Conflict - Special Issue Newsletter, Civilian Crisis Prevention - Environment and Natural Resources 2008Environment Conflict and Cooperation, 2007The linkages between gender, environment and conflict have so far not been studied in detail. Environmental changes and conflicts impact men and women differently because of their gender roles and socio-cultural situation. More often than not, environmental degradation and the consequences of climate change or natural disasters reinforce existing gender inequalities.DocumentActionAid International, 2007Women will suffer most from climate change, because they are poorer. They have less access to financial resources, land, education, health and other basic rights than men, and are seldom involved in decision making processes. Women are therefore less able to cope with the impacts of climate change and are less able to adapt.DocumentGender and Climate Change Network – Women for Climate Justice, 2007This position paper advocates for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to carefully plan the future of the climate regime in conjunction with proactive gender equality and sustainability guidelines, instead of being driven by dominant economic factors.DocumentGenanet, 2005This paper summarises the outcomes of a workshop to discuss gender and climate change-related research, and its role and use in women's and gender-related advocacy in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process.Three questions were addressed:what do we need to know about gender and climate change to influence UNFCCC negotiations?DocumentGenanet, 2004Up until very recently gender issues have been absent from international climate change negotiations. This paper gives an historical overview of the participation of women and women's organisations in international conferences on climate protection.DocumentGender and Development, FAO Sustainable Dimensions, 2006Analysing the gender dimension of climate change and the policies that have been established to mitigate and adapt to its impacts, this report points out that gender aspects have generally been neglected in international climate policy. This is a major concern given the emphasis of development policy making on general equity issues. Climate policies are not by default gender-neutral.