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Climate change is amplifying existing gender inequalities. Image: UN Women/UN Photo/Martine Perret

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Women and girls often face greater health and safety risks and take on increased responsibilities in the aftermath of extreme weather events. Image: UN WOMEN/UN MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi.

Climate change is increasing the likelihood of natural disasters, which disproportionately affect women. Image: UN Women/Mohammad Rakibul Hasan

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Dandara Rudsan, a Black and trans activist based in the Brazilian Amazon. Image: UN Women/Yvi Oliveira.

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