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Discussion evening

Tuesday, 18. April 2023 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Save in my calendar

Discussion evening

Café Collaborations: The Connection between Gender Inequality and Climate Change

Why are women often more severely affected by climate change than men?

What are the social and economic impacts of climate crisis in different parts of the world?


WHEN: April 18, 2023 | 5.00 PM

ORGANISERS: German Embassy Prague together with the Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer of the Charles University and the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Prague

WHERE: Kampus Hybernská | Hybernská 4, Praha 1



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The adverse effects of drought, floods, hurricanes, extreme rainfall events and sea level rise are often felt more keenly by women than men as a result of systemic gender discrimination and societal expectations related to gender roles. This is according to a 2022 UN report on gender and climate change. At the same time, the report highlights that better integration of women and marginalized groups into decision-making at all levels would help to improve both mitigation and adaptation policies.

  • What can current research tell us about the relationship between climate change and gender inequality?
  • How do the social and economic impacts of climate crisis differ across the globe?
  • How can we mitigate both climate change and gender inequality at the same time?
  • What is the state of debate on gender and climate change in Czechia and Germany?






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