Climate change and women

Clearinghouse Connector – February 2014

Links to online resources available from the Women’s Health Victoria Clearinghouse collection.

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Women and climate change (Gender Impact Assessment) Women’s Health Victoria, 2009

Climate change and women In Touch : Newsletter of the Public Health Association of Australia, 2009

Women, gender equality and climate change : factsheet UN WomenWatch, 2009.

What can a gender lens add to research on climate change mitigation and adaptation? [Panel session] Australian National University. Crawford School of Public Policy, 2010

Victorian and Australian context

Is Australia’s climate policy gender literate? Insight, 2008

Case study report : implementing climate change adaptation for Women’s Health In the North Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research, 2013

Report from the National Rural Women’s Summit : Chapter 4: Climate change Australia. Department of Social Services, 2008

Indigenous women’s preference for climate change adaptation and aquaculture development National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, 2013

International context

Women’s manifesto on climate change Women’s Environment Network (London), 2007

Gender, climate change and natural disasters On Line Opinion, 2008

Resource guide on gender and climate change United Nations Development Programme, 2009

Gender, climate change and community-based adaptation United Nations Development Programme, 2010

Climate change connections : a resource kit on climate, population and gender United Nations Population Fund, 2009

Gender and climate change : tool kit for women on climate change Isis International, 2012

Sisters on the planet : six inspirational women and the fight against climate change Oxfam Australia, no date


Climate change: how it will put women’s health at risk globallyWomen’s Agenda [Blog], 2013

The health impacts of climate change and drought on women in the Loddon Mallee Region : a literature review with recommendations Women’s Health Loddon Mallee, 2010

Gender, climate change and health World Health Organization, 2011

Related websites

Women’s Health In the North Environmental justice page

United Nations. Framework Convention on Climate Change Gender and climate change page

Australia. Department of the Environment Climate change page

1 Million Women

Gender CC

Women’s Environment and Development Organization

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