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INEQUALITIES

AWITI: Climate change amplifies gender-based violence

In Summary
  • Long-standing socioeconomic inequities among men and women are amplified by large orders of magnitude.
  • Women have the highest exposure, are more vulnerable and, often have the least resources to cope or respond.

The impacts of human-induced global warming and climate change; sea-level rise, drought and heatwaves, severe storms and flooding, food security, conflict, disease and ecosystem damage are now well ...