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The Interface of Climate Change and Violence Against Women

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The effects of climate change such as natural disasters have a great impact on women's well-being. Current studies show that disasters reinforce gender inequality, refering to the fact that more women are dying during natural catastrophes and are left behind during evacuations. Furthermore, domestic violence rates increase which come into view by the amount of women looking for beds in women's shelters in the course of natural disaster situations.

 

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