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]
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Gender Politics of David Bowie
While he might have not realized it at the time, Bowie, anticipated today’s continuing gender binary dialogue.
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
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.
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.