Women & Climate: Six Hard-Hitting Figures
Climate change exacerbates existing inequalities. Here are some key numbers that show some of the ways it affects women.
For contrast, we also take a look at a couple of figures of how (under-)represented women are at leadership roles.
These are only some of the areas where inequalities are exacerbated for women and girls. Some impacts cannot be shown through hard-hitting figures, which is where specific and concrete examples — human stories — come into play.
Women are often forgotten or excluded from decision-making spaces. Yet when they are present, it does make a difference. The proof is in the data.
The founder of Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network International shares her COP27 expectations and hopes, and a few resources to better tackle the gender angle when covering climate stories.