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Climate Finance Must Be Gendered

Posted on 04 December 2010 by admin

By Mantoe Phakathi

CANC├ÜN, Dec 4, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Gender inequalities magnify the impacts of climate change on women worldwide. Activists with the network Gender CC – Women for Climate Justice say that financing a response to climate change must take this into account and be responsive to the needs of women. Continue Reading

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The World Needs Women to Make Progress on Climate Change

Posted on 04 December 2010 by admin

Wangari Maathai

By Wangari Maathai *

NAIROBI, Dec 4, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – 2010 A year after much touted climate change summit in Copenhagen, country negotiators from around the world are together again to work out an international response to climate change. Continue Reading

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Activists Call for Women in Forests Agreement

Posted on 01 December 2010 by admin

Indigenous coffee grower in Per├║. Milagros Salazar/IPS

By Rosebell Kagumire

CANC├ÜN, Mexico, Dec 2, 2010 – (IPS/TerraViva) Conservation activists are calling for the recognition of women in any agreement on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. Continue Reading

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Voces y manos femeninas se levantan en Canc├║n

Posted on 30 November 2010 by admin

Carteles en el Cancunmesse

Justicia climática ya

Por Emilio Godoy *

CANC├ÜN, 30 nov (IPS/TerraViva) – La hondure├▒a Analucy Bengochea y otras mujeres de la etnia gar├şfuna partieron de cero para enfrentar al demoledor hurac├ín Mitch en 1998, en la costa atl├íntica de esa naci├│n centroamericana. Continue Reading

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