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Engendering climate change : ongoing strategies, opportunities and challenges

Abstract : The effects of climate change vary among regions, between differents generations, income groups and occupations as well as between women and men. Developing countries and people living in poverty are likely to experience significantly different impacts. The impacts of climate change are not gender neutral. Women form the most important share of the poor all over the world. They are highly dependent on the availability of natural resources for their livelihood, because of their responsability to secure water, food and energy for cooking and heating. The climate change projects. Considering the disproportional vulnerability of women to global warming, organizations seeking gender equality seized the climate change issue. They set up different strategies to use climate change as a way to obtain support and funds. Climate change has became an opportunity for the fight for women's rights. This research analyses the opportunities, strategies and challenges of integrating gender into the climate change issue. The research is conducted after an internship at Gaia Association, which seeks to provide clean-cooking stoves for Ethiopian households. The research is then illustrated by the household energy crisis issue.
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Ségolène Martin. Engendering climate change : ongoing strategies, opportunities and challenges. Political science. 2011. ⟨dumas-00808298⟩



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