A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes challenges that men and women face due to climate change induced human migration. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses impacts of climate change induced migration on women.
Students will learn about the direct and indirect impacts of climate change influenced migration on women. They will also learn about how the responsibilities of women tend to increase due to migration of male members of the household.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- Discuss the gender dimensions of human migration due to climate change.
- Why is there a need to have a gender sensitive perspective in climate change and migration policies?
About the tool
|Tool Name||Migration, Gender and Climate Change|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Gender, Gender Studies, Human Migration|
|Climate Topic||Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance|
|Type of tool||Reading|
|Grade Level||Undergraduate, Graduate|
|Developed by||GenderCC Women for Climate Justice|
|Hosted at||GenderCC Women for Climate Justice|