Engendering the climate for change: policies and practices for gender-just adaptation
The research assesses policies and practices for gender-just adaptation in India. The recommendations are based on consultative research carried out in 3 States of India – viz Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. The research report highlights the causes and concerns of women due to climate change. It rightly points out that climate change would put an extra pressure on women activities in villages, Thus in India adaptation policies need to be ‘gender neutral’ than ‘gender blind’. The findings will be relevant for policy makers to engage marginal section of society like women in India.