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Women and Children first - why climate change is a feminist issue

Climate change has different consequences – drought in sub-Saharan Africa; disastrous flooding in the delta in Bangladesh; rising sea levels threatening whole communities in the coral atolls of the Pacific; environmental poisoning from mining in Canada and industrial processes in India; loss of farm lands from drought in Australia… In spite of their different origins, the impacts are felt most by women and children, who are two thirds of the world’s poor, most dependent on natural resources for their livelihoods, and often with limited mobility, access to decision-making, and alternative possibilities.

Our speakers including xxx Griffith Uni or Sharon bring a gender lens to climate change and its impacts, to suggest how we can change this…

 

Earlier Event: April 8
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