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FEATURE: Empowerment of women and girls could transform Latin America’s climate resilience

An action research programme in Latin America has provided further evidence that women and girls are on the frontlines of climate change impacts in the region. The research findings demand new ways of lateral thinking to tackle discrimination and empower women to lead more secure, productive lives. [more]…

OPINION: IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C highlights challenge to achieve climate stability and end poverty

CDKN's Mairi Dupar says we must heed the IPCC's 1.5°C Special Report and prevent further climate change that will harm the most vulnerable people - while ensuring that ambitious climate mitigation efforts do not disadvantage the poorest and most vulnerable people, either. [more]…

NEWS: Gender-Just Climate Solutions Awards 2018

A new initiative aims to celebrate and showcase 'best practice' approaches to supporting women's leadership in climate solutions. Get your nominations in by 10 September! [more]…

NEWS: Half of climate action plans neglect people in danger

Researchers have pinpointed how key social groups are excluded from climate action plans and need to have their concerns heard, reports Isabelle Gerretsen of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. [more]…

FEATURE: Integrating gender into the implementation of Uganda's NDC

On Gender Day at COP23, ACCRA's Joselyn Bigirwa highlights the steps that need to be taken to incorporate gender into Uganda's NDC implementation. [more]…

OPINION: Taking action on climate change – why we should all celebrate the International Day of the Girl

Taking action to educate and empower girls is a vital step on the way to tackling climate change effectively, says CDKN's Chief Executive Sam Bickersteth on 11th October, the International Day of the Girl. [more]…

OPINION: Climate change and gender - Are we risking perverse gender outcomes?

Gavin Quibell and Lene Lundsgaard argue that delivering more climate-resilient infrastructure must be accompanied by the protection and enhancement of women's existing roles and autonomy in society. [more]…

OPINION: Women's involvement is key part of India disaster management puzzle

The team from Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG), Uttar Pradesh, India, reflects on the gender dimensions of their climate-related disaster risk reduction project in celebration of International Women’s Day. [more]…

OPINION: How gender-inclusive approaches can improve the ‘bankability’ of climate projects

Sole Ahmed, Tesfaye Hailu and Alberto Paniagua discuss how gender-inclusive approaches have made their successful climate projects more 'bankable' - likely to attract investment. [more]…

OPINION: What does it mean for a climate project to be gender sensitive?

Sohel Ahmed, Tesfaye Hailu and Alberto Paniagua are among the experts who discuss how a gender-inclusive climate project could look in practice - based on their project development experience. [more]…

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