Women and climate change injustice: thoughts from the Paris talks | Nabeelah Shabbir

From presidents to poets, female delegates at the UN climate conference reflect on how global warming is affecting women, and how grassroots movements are leading the way in climate-proofing communities

I saw my mother working in women’s clubs – to increase incomes, do childcare, keep girls in school. I was very aware as a little girl that I had to claim rights. It is a life story – it only became my job much later.

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from Sustainable development | The Guardian
via http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/dec/10/women-injustice-climate-change-thoughts-from-the-paris-talks

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