A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes gender dimensions of population growth and climate change. 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 gender, demographics and population dynamics in climate change policies.
Students will learn about the importance of population growth in climate change mitigation and adaptation. They will understand the risks from climate impacts to women.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- Discuss the gender dimensions of population growth and climate change.
- How can women play an important role in mitigating climate change?
- Why is there a need to have a gender sensitive perspective for climate change and population policies?
About the tool
|Tool Name||Population, Gender and Climate Change|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Gender, Gender Studies, Population, Population Dynamics, Demography|
|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 website|