“The absence of women, particularly those from the global South, from national and international discussions and decision-making on climate change and development must change. The battle to protect the environment is not solely about technological innovation – it is also about empowering women and their communities to hold their governments accountable for results.” Mary Robinson and Wangari Maathai
As part of my assessments this term for a class on Climate Change and Development, I wrote a policy brief on gender and climate change. I have been following this topic since I started my work at the UNFCCC. For this assessment, I got a distinction so I found it will be good to share it with you.
Here is the second page of that brief:
You can download the full copy here: