Rodrigues Climate Change & Gender Violence

Today we’re reading Meghie Rodrigues’s article for Nature, How Climate Change Could Drive an Increase in Gender-Based Violence.” As you read this article and discuss in your small groups, please consider the following questions:

  • What are some of the reasons that climate change leads to gender based violence? Can you think of other reasons not listed here?
  • How does Rodriques’s article compare to Balgis Osman-Elasha’s United Nations report, “Women in the Shadow of Climate Change“?
  • What solutions can we offer to improve women’s lives across the globe?

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