Tag: women

Cop26: Women must be heard on climate, say rights groups

Those worst hit by global heating are left out of talks, says feminist coalition calling for systemic change Women must be enabled to play a greater role at the Cop26 summit, as the needs of women and girls are being overlooked amid the global climate crisis, a coalition of feminist groups has said. The Global […]

Climate breakdown ‘is increasing violence against women’

Exclusive: attempts to tackle crisis fail because gender issues are not addressed, report finds Climate breakdown and the global crisis of environmental degradation are increasing violence against women and girls, while gender-based exploitation is in turn hampering our ability to tackle the crises, a major report has concluded. Attempts to repair environmental degradation and adapt […]

Activists protest at ‘sidelining of social justice’ at UN climate talks

Campaigners frustrated at how women and indigenous people have struggled to have voices heard Youth climate activists have called for a global strike on Friday to protest that human rights and social justice have been sidelined at the UN climate talks in Madrid, where governments look set to wrap up two weeks of negotiations without […]