- Girls drop out of school to help their mothers, who must work harder to secure food, water, and energy for their homes.
- As climate change affects their livelihoods, women feel the financial burden and often must take on extra jobs to support their families.
- This cycle of deprivation, poverty, and inequality undermines the social capital needed to deal effectively with climate change.
Think about how your mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, and friends are affected by climate change around the world, and how they are adapting to it. Share your story with us on the Climate Board, encourage the women you know to share theirs, and tell us how It’s Getting Personal.
Climate Change is Personal