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Gender specific vulnerability in climate change and possible sustainable livelihoods of coastal people. a case from BangladeshJournal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management, 2016Gender differences in vulnerability to climate change related disaster is severe in Bangladesh. Like many other developing countries of the world, Bangladeshi women have limited access to resources and decision making power. They carry the major responsibility for household water supply, as well as, energy gathering for cooking and food security.DocumentUnited Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, 2014Evidently 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.Document
Promoting productive gendered spaces for adapting to climatic stress: Two case studies from rural BangladeshInternational Water Management Institute, 2014Policy brief on supporting women to fulfill their potential as climate adaptation actors in Bangladesh.DocumentPlan International, 2011Analysing how and why climate change disproportionately affects adolescent girls, this report seeks to inform decision-makers and policy analysts in countries facing the pressures of climate change about the way forward.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.