Women at the frontline of climate change : gender risks and hopes : a rapid response assessment / editors, Christian Nellemann, Ritu Verma, Lawrence Hislop

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Subjects: Climatic changes--Social aspects
Global environmental change--Social aspects
Natural disasters--Social aspects
Women and the environment
Women--Social conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Arendal, Norway : United Nations Environment Programme ; GRID-Arendal. [2011]
LC Classification: Q, QC
Physical Description: 65, [1] p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 cm
Additional Authors: Nellemann, C. (Christian), 1966-
Verma, Ritu
Hislop, Lawrence
United Nations Environment Programme
GRID--Arendal
Notes: ISBN: 9788277010991
ISBN: 8277010990
"A rapid response assessment."
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Summary: "Women are often in the frontline in respect to the impacts of a changing climate. Globally the world is seeing increasingly frequent droughts and floods which are having economic but also profound social consequences. The women and people of Asia are currently at greatest risk with over 100 million people affected in this region annually."--p. 5
Contents: Mountains and people in climate change -- Climate change impacts -- Gender and adaptation to climate change -- Coping with too much, too little water and links to trafficking -- Women adapting to climate change
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-[66])
OCLC Number: 776500938
ISBN/ISSN: 9788277010991
8277010990