Scientific Publication

Gender Inequality in Climate Change Impacts and Gender Sensitive Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation


It is critical to recognize that all too often women experience the impacts of climate change differently than men. Women are often affected disproportionately due to gender inequalities. This paper deals with need for gender concern in climate change adaptation, climate change impact on women, and impact of climate change on gender in achieving the millennium development goals. It outlines India’s priorities on gender sensitive climate change adaptation, gendered approach to climate-smart agriculture and gender inequality in climate change mitigation and adaptation. This paper concludes with some interesting findings along with policy suggestions