BANGLADESH: Powerful women’s movement for climate justice

A 2018 United Nations study notes that as climate change intensifies, women will struggle the
most. Further, gender inequality hinders women’s opportunity to be actors of climate action. The
future is daunting, but it’s not all grim. Today’s show shines the light on a story of women that
are showing remarkable resilience around the world.

The story begins in a coastal region of Bangladesh called Satkhira, Satkhira was hit by a deadly cyclone called Amphan in May 2020. Nearly 1200 families were gravely affected by this tragedy. However, sadly climate change-induced disasters are not new to the residents of Satkhira. Weather-related crises have affected the community for many, many years.

Source: Full story via the link https://www.globalplatforms.org/stories/women-led-climate-strike

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Frank Byaruhanga is a human rights activist with years of experience in community dialogues, digital communication, advocacy and digital campaigns. He specializes in Media Relation Work, Management and Training with sufficient knowledge in Governance, Accountability, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth-led research, Content developer, Creative Activism, Social Media Management and documentary photography.

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