Women are around 14 times more likely to die in droughts, floods or other disaster events than men. Women in Africa or South Asia in particular usually have fewer resources than men and religious norms, lower income and lack of education contribute to their exposure to the effects of climate change. But through their traditional knowledge, they have often gained special insights and insights into ways to adapt to climate change. But how can the private sector strengthen the role of women and why does this improve the effectiveness of climate adaptation? Find out this and much more in a short report from GIZ.

Image and literature source: Scholz, L. and Umarova, N. (2024): Empowering women for effective climate change adaptation – The Role of the Private Sector. GIZ. Bonn