For women in the Arab region, water scarcity, food insecurity and conflict, coupled with environmental degradation, resource scarcity and forced migration, ]complicate the struggle to survive and compound the risk for increased inequality and violence.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
LGBTQIA+ people are often some of the most marginalised in disasters. We need to build early warning systems that are inclusive of all of society – and that involve marginalised communities in all stages of their development.
Addressing climate change and improving girls’ education are essential to reducing poverty and building prosperous, resilient economies and peaceful, stable societies. Often these issues are viewed in isolation, but they are closely linked.
A new position paper addresses the climate, environment, and biodiversity crises in and through gilrs' education. The position paper calls for ensuring continuity of education for all in the face of increasing extreme weather events and emergencies.