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Women’s land rights key to enact gender-responsive climate change action

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Securing women’s right to land can offer great benefits for socio-economic development as well as for reducing climate change. Since the Paris Agreement do not address women’s land rights, cross-movement initiatives should take the political lead to harness land rights in order to strengthen connections between women’s rights and general climate change solutions, according to an article in National Geographic. Guest writers are Jennifer Duncan, Sr. Attorney and Land Tenure Specialist at Landesa and Fiona Noonan, Stanford in Government Fellow at the Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights.

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