Gender equality in climate action talks, a key goal: UN Women

Gender equality in climate action talks, a key goal: UN Women

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Women and girls are 14 times more likely than men to be killed or injured as a result of climate crises and natural disasters, so it’s high time their voices carry more weight in climate negotiations.

That’s the straightforward message from UN Women, which has launched a new strategic plan to increase women’s political participation and leadership on climate change and environmental sustainability.

In honour of International Women’s Day which was celebrated all this week, UN News’s Ali Khaffane caught up with Adriana Quinones, Director of UN Women’s liaison office in Geneva, to explain the agency’s approach.

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