Understanding the influences of patriarchy – a system that upholds men’s power over women as well as unequal power dynamics among men and among women – is critical to identifying causal relationships and developing solutions to tackle climate change. Such analyses have already led to more sophisticated understandings of and solutions for the fields of sexual and reproductive health and rights, violence against women, and women’s economic empowerment, amongst other topics.
This section also aims to further strengthen the call of women’s rights colleagues to integrate a gender lens into climate change debates, which thus far have been more focused on technical and economic arguments to underpin rationale for action.
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Извор: WUNRN – 23.10.2016