Unesco Green Citizens

Gender and the Environment: Women at the Forefront of Conservation

15 August 2022

Do the names Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, Vandana Shiva and Greta Thunberg ring a bell? Amongst those most affected by climate change, women and girls are at the forefront of climate action, taking significant steps to protect the environment across the world. Of the 138 projects identified by UNESCO Green Citizens, 50% are led by women. Let’s discover 3 inspiring initiatives driven by female voices.

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