Climate Change and Women's Rights

In the Bay of Bengal belt and Sundarbans mangrove forest areas, women are adversely affected by climate and environmental changes i.e. intrusion of salinity, cyclone, water logging, sea level raise, and onward land investment. Increased air pollution, enormous CO2 emissions, commercial attitudes and behaviour and growing marine traffic are negatively impacting on women’s reproductive health, livelihoods and traditional events. Team facilitate local climate resilience planning with engagement of local authorities, database and mapping. Technical skill transfer for climate adoptive income generation is one of the key tools, similarly creation of evidences and stories for policy discourse as well essential, we work for.  

  • Engaging multi-stakeholders in the consultation and planning
  • Facilitating climate change adaptation planning by engaging community, data and evidence
  • Facilitation of Climate Change adaptation planning committee
  • Evidences and stories documentation
  • Policy discourse

In Mongla port and Kuakata municipalities, a climate change adaptation planning is being developing with support of digital database, community engagement and policy advocacy. The main target groups are women headed and indigenous households in slums.