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Gender Equality and Climate Action: Lessons From Evidence on SRHR

Lessons from SRHR: Gender Equality & Climate Action Nexus Explored. UNU-IIGH illuminates impactful connections..

In a Lancet Journal article authored by Johanna Riha, Anju Malhotra, and Ayomide Oluseye, the critical link between gender equality and climate action is spotlighted. The article, "Gender Equality and Climate Action: Lessons from Evidence on SRHR," stresses the urgency of addressing gender disparities to ensure a healthier planet.

Following the success of the Lancet webinar on gender and sustainability, this article emphasizes the need for evidence-based, transferable lessons across sectors. Drawing from sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) evidence, the authors present five actionable lessons: addressing sex differences and gender inequalities, focusing on essential actions, driving systemic change, measuring success consistently, and empowering women as consumers, producers, and innovators. This Lancet Journal piece provides a concise roadmap for a more equitable world while advancing climate action.

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