Climate negotiations (COP22), SBSTA 45 Opening: our gender trainer Getrude Kenyangi delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women & Gender Constituency (WGC).
In terms of loss & damage, the Executive Committee’s report must include a stronger emphasis on gendered non-economic impacts (e.g. loss of safety, power, autonomy, health – including mental health); pre-existing inequalities (e.g. unpaid labour) and their disproportional effects in terms of displacement; and historical responsibilities in financing. Adaptation must have a bottom-up approach for IDPs and climate migrants.