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Gender-Based Violence in a Changing Climate: Challenges and Action – from Grassroots to Policy

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Thursday, March 25, 2021, 12:00 - 1:30 pm UTC

An introduction to GBV and climate change linkages:IUCN

What does gender-based violence have to do with tackling climate change - or vice versa? Join IUCN, USAID, and a wide range of experts and leaders from across disciplines to discuss these critical linkages, exploring policy frameworks, leveraging lessons and resources across sectors, and strategies for on-the-ground action to realize rights and resilience, together. 

Moderated by:

  • Julia Bradley-Cook, USAID Africa Bureau Climate Change Advisor

Featuring discussions with:

  • Bandana Rana, Member, UN CEDAW Committee; Member, High Level Commission on ICPD25 Follow-up (UNFPA); Chair, Global Network of Women Peacebuilders; Co-Founder & Strategic Advisor, Saathi, Nepal
  • Jocelyn Kelly, Director, Gender, Rights and Resilience, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and USAID RISE Challenge grantee
  • Kavita Naidu, Consultant, Edith Cowan University (previously APWLD)
  • Jessica Huertas Campoverde, Gender and Vulnerable Populations Specialist, Climate Change Directorate General, Ministry of Environment, Peru (TBC)
  • Ciara Daniels, Gender, Results and Reporting Coordinator, UNDP


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