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Kathlee Freeman

Africa’s commitment to integrating gender in climate change adaptation polices and initiatives matters

Actors across Africa can show their commitment to ending gender  inequality by reconsidering climate change policy and initiatives

 

Africa stands to be disproportionately affected by climate change comparative to its contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions (less than seven percent), and disadvantaged groups, such as women and young people, will bear the brunt of this, as their ability to cope is compromised by limited access to resources and power.