Climate Change and Natural Disasters Affecting Women Peace and Security

BY APWLDADMIN Evidence connecting climate change to armed conflict is still evolving, but the implications of climate change for human and international security are clear. It is essential that we recognise the connections as factors affecting women, peace and security. Impacts of climate change, such as drought, floods, extreme weather events...

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WECAN Declaration

Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network A DECLARATION Women of the World Call for Urgent Action on Climate Change & Sustainability Solutions We are the mothers and the grandmothers, sisters and daughters, nieces and aunts, who stand together to care for all generations across our professions, affiliations and national identities. We...

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Climate change: UN backs fossil fuel divestment campaign

The UN organisation in charge of global climate change negotiations is backing the fast-growing campaign persuading investors to sell off their fossil fuel assets. It said it was lending its “moral authority” to the divestment campaign because it shared the ambition to get a strong deal to tackle global warming at a crunch UN...

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Thousands march in NYC for International Women’s Day

Thousands of men and women from around the world stopped traffic in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, passionately raising their voices for women’s rights. “Women’s rights are human rights!” some shouted amid a cacophony of car horns, drumbeats and police commands. “Today, you are marching in the footsteps of generations of...

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