A group of women in Kenya discussing climate change adaptation outside

Envisioning Resilience: Women's Voices on Climate Change in Ghana and Kenya

As countries advance their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes, the need for meaningful participation by people on the frontlines of climate change becomes increasingly clear. This need is particularly important for women, who remain underrepresented in adaptation decision making due to discriminatory power structures and social norms. Inclusive dialogue is essential for effective, gender-responsive adaptation processes; however, it can be challenging to bring people with differing backgrounds and perspectives together to develop a common understanding of climate risks and vulnerabilities and identify locally led solutions.

July 18, 2023

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