The climate crisis is not gender neutral


Climate change is worsening gender inequalities – for instance, girls are often kept out of school to fetch water, and as countries experience more droughts, girls are having to walk further to find water. — raw pixel.com

FOLLOWING the conclusion of COP27 – the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – in Egypt on Nov 20, it is important to recognise where some of the most forceful initiatives for change are coming from.

Throughout the Asia Pacific we have documented how girls are increasingly leading local and national climate change movements while galvanising support and rallying and inspiring other girls.

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