Women need to be engaged in designing, implementing, and monitoring climate-smart agriculture. With a food crisis and climate change affecting millions of people in Asia and the Pacific, equipping female farmers with technology, support, and resources, is a win for women and food security overall.
The recent IPCC reports have pointed out the climate emergency the world is facing. Through women’s leadership in climate action, we can better address the crisis.
Girls and women today have far more opportunities and role models than their mothers and grandmothers, but there is much more to be done.
Seventy percent of the aquaculture workforce worldwide is female, with women playing key roles in fishing, processing, and marketing. Yet they do not reap the full benefits of their efforts.
Even when women do have access to a toilet, it is rarely equitable, as most public toilets fail to account for women’s needs.