Unpacking the care society: Caring for people and the planet

The impacts of crises are not gender-neutral. Protracted conflicts and the accelerating impacts of climate change have increased care demands on women and girls. When these demands ...
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Young women in Uganda lead nationwide action against climate change

Over the last two years, Uganda has seen a flowering of climate activism led by young women and girls. Girls for Climate Action, a local ...
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Supporting refugees and host communities in Uganda to increase agricultural productivity and build resilience to climate change risks

As the impacts of climate change continue to intensify, refugees and their host communities are feeling the brunt of these shocks. Deforestation and environmental degradation ...
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Climate-smart agricultural practices deliver life-changing benefits for women farmers in Tanzania

Mariam Ntungu, a woman farmer from Singida’s Ikungi district in central Tanzania, spent decades cultivating the small piece of land behind her home and had ...
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Explainer: Why women need to be at the heart of climate action

Those who are most affected by climate change today–women, girls and marginalised communities–must be involved in the design and implementation of climate response actions to ...
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Weather forecasts shift climate change impact for women farmers in Malawi

As grey clouds start moving over the fields in Mkanda village in central Malawi, 43-year-old Jennifer Lipungaa inspects her two-acre groundnut farm. Unlike in the ...
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My heart breaks: Moldovan women mobilise to help Ukrainian refugees

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia More than 400,000 people from Ukraine have crossed into the Republic of Moldova ...
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In rural Cambodia, biogas helps offset the effects of climate change

Every morning at 10 a.m., Sok Sopheap sets off to run errands and pick up her two grandchildren from school in Tropang Thom village, southern ...
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How women in Ecuador are restoring a fragile ecosystem in the face of climate crisis

Women in Ecuador have stayed in the páramo, an ecosystem in the Andes, despite the threats that desertification, overgrazing and other human activities pose to ...
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