CCEE Policy Brief No. 42: “Women and Climate Change in Azerbaijan”

Climate change poses both challenges and opportunities t o g e n d e r e q u a l i t y . O n o n e h a n d , i t m a y disproportionately affect women due to their weaker socio-economic status in the society. On the other hand, climate policies devised in a gender-sensitive way may improve existing gender disparities while addressing climate change. In addition, as women possess unique experience and knowledge, gender-sensitive adaptation policies may help to address the climate challenge in a more effective and sustainable manner. The current issue of the policy brief addresses the topic of the gender dimension of climate change in Azerbaijan by analyzing existing linkages, hurdles, and possibilities.

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