Securing Relief for Women and Girls in Dominica’s Devastation

Disasters tend to bring to light the multiple inequalities that women and girls face day-to-day. The devastation in Dominica is no exception.

A 12-Year-Old Warrior for Justice

“I know I might be little,” Angelika begins. “But I make a huge impact on this earth.”

Women Speak: Neha Misra Brings Light—and Power—into the Lives of Women Around the World

Neha Misra is a social entrepreneur, poet, visual folk artist and global champion for improving sustainable energy access by advancing women’s leadership.

Women Speak: Reetu Sogani on Mainstreaming Social and Climate Justice

“Climate change is not an issue of science, but an issue of social justice.”

Women Speak: Patricia Gualinga Montalvo is Leading the Fight for Climate Justice in Ecuador

“We will continue, because we are doing the right thing, and because we have an inner strength which moves us and connects us to the Earth and the sky.”

Women Speak: Bringing Gender to the Forefront in Environmental Justice

A new effort shines a light on women’s work around the world on climate change to shift the status quo and challenge presiding systems of exploitation at the intersections of gender and environmental justice.

When Disasters Hit, Women are Key to Recovery

As communities begin the often long, challenging and costly process of disaster recovery—and preparation for future disasters—they must not turn a blind eye to women’s needs.

Extreme Weather and Women’s Rights

This week’s extreme weather has prompted attention to the impact of human-induced global warming, but not to the gender issue driving climate change: overpopulation.

Harvey, Women and Telling the Full Story

Women may not be the ones carrying bodies out of submerged houses and cars, but their role in conflict and post-disaster goes far beyond victimhood. 

Across the Nation, Indigenous Women Are Fighting for Renewable Energy

“We stand on the truth. We have evidence to back us, science behind us and I think we’re winning.”

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