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Women's Leadership on Gender and Climate Change

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.

Activity

Activity

Read about our latest activity in this area.

Context

Context

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

Our Approach

Our Approach

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

Briefs and Position Papers

Briefs and Position Papers

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

Troika+ of Women Leaders on Gender and Climate Change

Troika+ of Women Leaders on Gender and Climate Change

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

Women’s Leadership on Climate Justice Network

Women’s Leadership on Climate Justice Network

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

Speeches

Speeches

Speeches of the Foundation womens leadership on gender and climate change more

In the Media

In the Media

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

Resources

Resources related to the Foundation's work on Women's Leadership on Gender and Climate Change: Reports, Videos... more

Women's Leadership Project 2010

Women's Leadership Project 2010

The Foundation's Women Leadership on Climate Justice Project was a time-bound initiative, culminating in our activities at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP16) in Cancún, Mexico, which aimed to facilitate grea... more



Latest News

Statement from Mary Robinson as COP20 Ends

Statement from Mary Robinson as COP20 Ends

Climate Action Outside the Negotiations Not Reflected Inside the Negotiations

Putting a Human Face to Climate Change

Putting a Human Face to Climate Change

Climate change adaptation, resilience and human mobility were the focus of the discussion at a side event called “Voices from the Climate Frontlines” moderated by Mary Robinson on 11 December at COP20/CMP10 in Lima.

COP20 Presidency celebrates Climate Action Day in Lima

COP20 Presidency celebrates Climate Action Day in Lima

To accelerate climate action and mark the role all actors play in combating climate change, today, 11th December, the Peruvian Government launched “Lima Climate Action Day” with a series of multi-stakeholder activities and declarations at COP20/CMP10.

Human Rights Matter for Climate Action

Human Rights Matter for Climate Action

Human Rights Day celebrated at COP20/ CMP10

Climate justice: Human rights informing climate action

Climate justice: Human rights informing climate action

This article by Mary Robinson was originally published on 10 December in Outreach - a multi-stakeholder magazine on climate change and sustainable development.

 
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