Why Climate Change Is A Women’s Rights Issue

This week, governments from around the world are convening at the United Nations headquarters to negotiate important pieces of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda, a plan that builds on preexisting anti-poverty targets adopted by countries around the world. With negotiations underway, more than 600 organizations are taking to social media and sending representatives to the halls of the UN to remind delegates of an issue often overlooked in sustainable development: the role of women’s rights, especially when it comes to climate change.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/06/24/3672960/climate-change-womens-rights-united-nations/

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John Atherton

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