Read how climate change and gender inequalities are deeply connected – UNDP Climate

(The article was first published in UNDP Climate on March 7, 2022)

  • Environmental degradation caused by the climate crisis can exacerbate food and water insecurity, and amplify poverty and underlying inequalities. When climate-induced natural disasters happen, women and girls are more likely to suffer food insecurity and poverty, and have a higher risk of being exposed to violence. When communities are recovering from the impacts of natural disasters, the burden of unpaid care work on women and girls is greatly increased, affecting their ability to have a paid job or continue their education…

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