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Beyond COP27: Pacific Women Leaders on why women and girls must be included in climate solutions
We spoke to four Pacific Women Leaders, delegates to the recent global United Nations climate change negotiations and advocates in their communities, about the impact of climate change on women and girls in the region, and why it matters so much that their experiences shape climate action.
Women are helping others build alternative livelihoods
Katarina has established a fish hatchery, as a source of juvenile fish for new farmers, helping build their resilience.
Women are advocating for a voice at the table
As a farmer herself, Lavinia knows the importance of having a voice at the table.
Women are facilitating community training
“I try to assist the community in the outer islands to build their resilience against climate change by facilitating trainings."
Women are diversifying their business models for resilience
Aileen’s diversified agri-tourism business model has helped her remain resilient despite being affected by multiple disasters.
Women are advocating for inclusivity
"See me for my ability, not for my disability"
Women are powerful agents of change
Vitila is working to empower other women.
Women are improving the health resilience of their communities
“…I decided to bring about change in the lives of my people."
Women are working together to increase resilience
Seruwaia advocates for knowledge sharing and working together to build resilience.
Women are adapting to climate change
"We need a strong and healthy body to deal with sea level rising."
Women are improving their access to resilient infrastructure
Esther, who works with the Red Cross, is helping communities in Kiribati build forward better.
Women are central actors in building disaster resilience
“Our ability to adapt is what resilience is all about. Being resilient can help us overcome hardship.”
Women are helping build resilient infrastructure
Vara's advocacy resulted in a new cyclone resilient market building, so: "when Cyclone Harold came, this market was here. The vendors were safe here."
Women are advocating for better access to agriculture services
Laisa shared that as a woman from a farming family, and now running her own farm, she is not always taken seriously.
Men are advocating for women's economic empowerment
Semi believes that men have an important role to play in transforming the social norms that discriminate against women.