Monday, 4 July 2011

Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

Women have a role to play across all aspects of the Monitor, given their recognized positive contributions to enhancing democratic governance, education, and disaster risk reduction work, as well as to economic prosperity, food production and social cohesion. However, there are climate adaptation responses that apply to women in particular, such as breastfeeding programmes targeting child malnutrition, etc.

Women traders buy fish from fishermen to trade at Ngwenye market in Mpulungu, Zambia. © Guy Oliver/IRIN, IRINNews.org

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