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Tue 09 November 2021
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Gender, Science & Innovation Day
The UK government announced a £165m commitment to address the dual challenges of gender inequality and climate change, seeing to empower women to take action.
Women form a large majority of the world's poor, often depending on small-scale farming for their livelihoods.
A series of countries made their own commitments to tackle gender inequalities in the context of climate change including:
The COP official statement said that these announcements help build momentum internationally to drive implementation of the Gender Action Plan agreed at COP25, ahead of the sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) in March 2022 which will focus on gender equality in the context of climate change, the environment and disaster risk reduction.
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