A study by the Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD) has been published, resulting from work at a seminar titled Climate Injustice Vs Gender Justice: Why should this matter? revealing the adverse effect of climate change negatively affecting 90% of women of coastal regions of Bagerhat and Satkhira districts, in South-West Bangladesh
The study identifies connections between human rights and climate change, based on factors including gender, race, caste, ethnicity, and financial level. Using 17 case studies from Mongla Upzila in the Bagerat district and Shyamnagar Upzila in the Satkhira district (age range: 35-60), the study identified more than 90% of women in these districts have been affected by cyclones, riverbank erosion, and storm surges, causing loss and devastation alongside health concerns. Further results identified;
For more information please download the summary of the findings.
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