PHILIPPINES: FROM VICTIMS TO LIFE SAVERS

WOMEN IN UGANDA ARE LEADING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

WOMEN IN NEPAL BEAR THE BRUNT OF THE WATER CRISIS

CLIMATE CHANGE FUELS BOKO HARAM

PHILIPPINES: FROM VICTIMS TO LIFE SAVERS

WOMEN IN UGANDA ARE LEADING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

WOMEN IN NEPAL BEAR THE BRUNT OF THE WATER CRISIS

CLIMATE CHANGE FUELS BOKO HARAM


    Editors’ Note

Welcome to the third issue of Women Across Frontiers!  

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we would like to devote this issue to the crucial topic of “Women and the Environment.”

Climate change affects everyone. Yet women, particularly poor women in low income countries, are significantly more severely affected by climate change, environmental degradation, and natural disasters, than men. [read more]

    Feature

Women Bearing the Brunt of the Water Crisis in Nepal

Women in the remote villages of Nepal’s Upper Mustang region struggle with erratic weather patterns and water scarcity.

    Feature

Women in Rural China: Battling Climate Change

Mrs. Ma and Liu Juan are two of the many women affected by climate change in China. Here are the stories of how they are fighting against natural disasters.

    Feature

Women in Uganda Are Leading Climate Change Adaptation

Women in Uganda are working at the frontline of climate change adaptation, though most don’t even realize it.

    Commentary

Climate Change Fuels Boko Haram

Since its emergence in 2009, Boko Haram has killed 20,000 people and forced over 2.5 million Nigerians from their homes.

    Commentary

The Gender Politics of David Bowie

While he might have not realized it at the time, Bowie, anticipated today’s continuing gender binary dialogue.

    Spotlights

Photographer Julia Gunther | Chedino and Family

Chedino was born a man but has lived the life of a woman for the past 16 years in the suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa. She’s a hairdresser but her passion is performing on stage

    Profiles

Christiana Figueres: The Woman Behind The Paris Agreement

Christiana Figueres, Co-Creator with world governments of one of the most important global environmental agreements of the century.

    Spotlights

Films and Documentaries on Women and Climate Change

A selection of films and documentaries that showcase the impact of climate change and natural disasters on women.


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