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    Supporting women farmers in a changing climate: five policy lessons

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015
    Recent research presented at a seminar in Paris co-organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and Future Earth produced five key policy recommendations for supporting women farmers in a changing climate.Key recommendations:
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    Seeds of adaptation Climate change, crop diversification and the role of women farmers

    Center for International Forestry Research, 2016
    Farmers’ own seed systems are at the heart of food security. These systems are currently under stress due to political, social, economic and environmental changes. Women farmers play key roles in these systems.
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    Interlinkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health

    Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women, 2016
    Reviewing the Nepalese government's climate change policy showed that the government do not have any policies addressing the linkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR).
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    Voices from the field: using Photovoice to explore impacts of climate change on mental health in Nepal

    Global Environmental Health, 2016
    Photovoice is a participatory research method that uses photos as a tool for deconstructing problems and questions raised by community members, with the goal of generating actionable solutions. The method enhances and builds community by allowing members to identify, reflect on, and address their own needs.
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    Gender and international climate policy: an analysis of progress in gender equality at COP21

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2016
    While women play an important role in agriculture, environmental and natural resource management, they have greater financial or resource constraints, and lower levels of access to information and extension services than men. Because of these gender inequalities, women appear to be less able to adapt to climate change.Key message:
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    Gender approaches in climate compatible development: lessons from Kenya

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2016
    Gender is an important driver of vulnerability to climate risks, and a key factor to consider in developing effective policy responses to climate change and development challenges. In recent years, there have been a number of efforts to support gender equality as part of responses to climate change.
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    Men, masculinities & climate change

    MenEngage, 2016
    The threats of climate change are not gender-neutral. Gender analysis on climate change over the past three decades has brought tolight the disproportionate effects of climate change and environmental degradation on women’s lives – particularly those of low-income women in global South settings.
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    Protecting women’s and children’s health from a changing climate

    International Union of Nutritional Sciences, 2016
    Climate change increases challenges to women'€™s and children'€™s health. There is more likelihood of women and children suffering and dying from problems such as diarrhoea, undernutrition, malaria, and from the harmful effects of extreme weather events, including floods or drought.
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    Assessment of women’s livelihood needs in three eco-zones of Bangladesh

    United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, 2014
    Evidently women are more severely affected by climate change and natural disasters because of their social roles, discrimination and poverty. In rural Bangladesh they are specially vulnerable since they are highly dependent on local natural resources for their livelihood.
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    Gender responsive national communications toolkit

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2015
    This toolkit is an initiative of the UNDP Gender Team and the UNDP-€“UNEP Global Support Programme. It is designed to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the development of National Communications (NCs).