Gender, Climate Change, and Human Security: Lessons from Bangladesh, Ghana and Senegal.

Author:

Dankelman, I. Alam, K. Ahmed, W.B. Gueye, Y. D. Fatema, N. & Mensah-Kutin, R.

Editor:

First

Date:

2008

Region:

Africa

Theme:

Gender, Hyogo and Sendai Frameworks

Language:

English

Publisher:

Full Harvard Reference:

Dankelman, I. Alam, K. Ahmed, W.B. Gueye, Y. D. Fatema, N. & Mensah-Kutin, R. (2008). Gender, Climate Change, and Human Security: Lessons from Bangladesh, Ghana and Senegal. WEDO.

This report commissioned by the Women's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO) offers a gendered analysis of the impact of climate on human security, and assesses the extent to which women are meaningfully integrated into programmes and actions. It reviews relevant global frameworks, such as the Hyogo framework and the Millennium Development Goals to examine how well governments’ and stakeholders integrate a gender disaster risk management policies related to climate change.