Climate Change and Gender-Based Violence in Jordan

Information and Research Center - King Hussein Foundation (IRCKHF), United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA), Sama Consulting
Information and Research Center - King Hussein Foundation (IRCKHF)
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The climate crisis is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. The brief outlines the situation of climate change in Jordan, its impacts on women and girls, and highlights the contribution of women and girls in Jordan who are leading the charge on climate change adaptation, mitigation, and response, to build a more sustainable future for all. The research is exploratory, based on an extensive review of literature related to climate change and GBV as well as 7 key informant interviews with gender and environmental experts and women champions working in the environmental/climate change sectors and one focus group discussion with GBV case managers was conducted to examine the impact of climate change on women and girls in Jordan. This qualitative research was conducted in partnership with Sama Consulting and with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jordan.

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