Gender and Climate Change in the Context of COVID-19
Think-piece on Gender and Climate Change in the context of COVID-19
Date: Tuesday, 19 May 2020

COVID-19 is more than a public health crisis. It is a socio-economic crisis and has serious repercussions for the the most vulnerable members of our societies, particularly those who are also burdened...More

Review of Policy Commitments for Integrating Gender Issues into Climate Change Action and Disaster Risk Reduction in Cambodia
Review of Policy Commitments for Integrating Gender Issues into Climate Change Action...
Date: Monday, 18 May 2020

This brief is an output of the EmPower project implemented by UN Women and UN Environment and as such, the review covers the legislation, polices and plans that are targeted by the project.More

Training Manual Masterclass
Training manual: Masterclass ‘A rights-based approach to gender and climate change’
Date: Friday, 01 May 2020

Training manual: Masterclass ‘A rights-based approach to gender and climate change Description: Manual for capacity building training to guide the participants step-by-step through the Masterclass to...More

Assessment of gaps
Assessment of gaps, needs and priorities for gender related data on climate change an...
Date: Friday, 01 May 2020

Analyse of key issues, gaps, needs and priorities for gender related data on disaster risk management and climate change in Camodia. The report also provides a list of recommendation for actions to...More

Coal fired power station silhouette at sunset. Photo: iStock
The case for women running shift to renewables
Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020

There is a harsh truth that Southeast Asia must face. While the region remains one of the most vulnerable in the world to climate change, member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations...More

The filmmakers interview a woman in Batiki village during the making of the documentary. Photo: Courtesy of Massey University, New Zealand
Film made by women shows women struggling with climate change in Fiji
Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Bangkok, Thailand — When the monstrous cyclone pounded her island that morning, Lani Ravaga grabbed some essentials – warm clothes, rice, pulses – and rushed her two children to higher ground. They...More

A broadcast journalist participating in the November workshop shoots a simulation of a talk show on gender, climate change and natural disasters. Photo: UN Women Viet Nam
Viet Nam’s journalists learn how to report on women and risks of climate change
Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Hue, Viet Nam — Two dozen Vietnamese journalists are now able to better report on how women can help prepare for and mitigate the effects of natural disasters, thanks to a training co-organized by UN...More

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Can renewable energy give climate-displaced women in Bangladesh a new beginning?
Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020

It is nightfall in the village of Char Baghutia in Manikganj district in central Bangladesh. Twenty-seven-year-old Miriam is hunched over a rickety old sewing machine, under a single incandescent lamp...More

Empower Women in Renewable Energy
EmPower Women in Renewable Energy, Technology Transfer and Climate Action to #SolveDi...
Date: Monday, 17 February 2020

Side Event, Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia PacificMore

Inception meeting: "State of Gender Equality and Climate Change National Assessment R...
Date: Wednesday, 05 February 2020

The objective of the inception meeting is to provide an opportunity for the national climate change and gender equality stakeholders from government, research institutes and civil society to share...More