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Talking about gender, climate change and disaster risk

Organizer(s) Women's Climate Congress (WCC)
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  • English


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (UTC+10)


Continuing the WCC's popular Women's Climate Conversations online series, this conversation will take a deep dive into gender equality, climate change and the impact of climate disasters on women. WCC Steering Circle member, Mary Picard, will talk about the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Gender Action Plan of which she was one of the key writers. She will be joined by Amanda Lamont, Co-founder of the Australasian Women in Emergencies Network, and Professor Margaret Alston, Head of the Gender, Leadership and Social Sustainability Research Unit, Newcastle and one of Austraia's most prominent researchers on the impacts of climate disasters on women, including in Australia.

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