Women's Leadership on Gender and Climate Change
Historically climate policy has not addressed the differing ways in which climate change affects men and women. The Foundation is working to contribute to the development of gender-informed climate policy. At the international level this is policy which sets out commitments to address the gender dimensions of climate change and which provides guidance on how best to do this.
The Foundation aims to strengthen references to gender and gender equality and women’s leadership in international policy in order to facilitate more gender responsive action on the ground. Our work in this area is guided by our Climate Justice Principle: Highlight Gender Equality and Equity.
Given existing gender inequalities and development gaps, climate change ultimately places a greater burden on women. Men and women are affected by climate change in different ways, because the societal and cultural ro... more
The Foundation’s work on gender and climate change began in 2010 with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation and the establishment of the Women’s Leadership on Climate Justice Network. At COP16 the idea of a Troi... more
Reports and briefs of the Foundation which aims to strengthen references to gender and gender equality and women’s leadership in international policy in order to facilitate more gender responsive action on the ground.... more
The Troika+ of Women Leaders on Gender and Climate Change is a group of committed high-level women leaders whose meetings are facilitated by the Foundation. more
The Women’s Leadership on Climate Justice Network is a communication network of grassroots and grassroots-linked organisations working on issues of gender and climate change. more
Media Coverage of the Foundation's activity and work and of issues and events related to the area of Women's Leadership on Gender and Climate Change. more
Resources related to the Foundation's work on Women's Leadership on Gender and Climate Change: Reports, Videos... more
Mary Robinson on the Madiba she knew and admired.
Mary Robinson delivered remarks at the closing plenary of the second annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights on 4 December 2013 in Geneva.
Nnimmo Bassey is the Coordinator, Oilwatch International and Director, Health at the Mother Earth Foundation. He is also a High Level Advisory Committee Member of the Climate Justice Dialogue.
Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz is Executive Director of the Tebtebba Foundation. She is also a High Level Advisory Committee Member of the Climate Justice Dialogue.
Videos from the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance Workshop in advance of the CCDA-III, October 2013. The workshop was convened under the Climate Justice Dialogue, with support from the Climate Development and Knowledge Network
In this blog on the relationship between mitigation. adaptation and loss and damage, Dr Tara Shine outlines some of the possible approaches to addressing these linked issues and highlights the need for political leadership.