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Strengthening the role of civil society in water sector governance towards climate change adaptation in African cities – Durban, Maputo, Nairobi
Water resources management is one of the most important climate change-related issues on international, national and urban public policy agendas. Income inequality in South Africa, Mozambique, and Kenya is among the largest ...
Women and water management in times of climate change: participatory and inclusive processes
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2013)
This paper focuses on community engagement, and particularly the inclusion of women, in water management as a response to climate change. Addressing water-related problems is central to climate change adaptation, and civil ...
Gender and Climate Justice in Canada: Stories from the Grassroots
(Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2017-07)
Climate change has gendered effects across Canada. Extreme weather events, warming cities, melting sea ice and permafrost, ice storms, floods, droughts, and fires related to climate change are directly and indirectly causing ...
Women, Equity and Participatory Water Management in Brazil
(International Feminist Journal of Politics, 2007-12)
Public participation in resource management is regarded as a central pillar of sustain- able development. Water management is a foremost example, and women globally are prime users and protectors of water. Yet the ...
Gender Justice and Climate Justice: Community-based strategies to increase women’s political agency in watershed management in times of climate change
Socially vulnerable people, and women in particular, are disproportionately affected by global climate change because of their gendered socioeconomic roles and often their geographic location; yet they are least equipped ...
Gender Justice and Climate Justice: Building women’s economic and political agency in times of climate change
Socio-economically vulnerable people, and women in particular, are generally those most impacted by global climate change (because of their gendered/racialized socio-economic roles and often their geographic location). The ...