Women’s Empowerment—Not Population Control—Is Key to Combating Climate Change
As Democratic presidential candidates share their plans to address climate change and reduce greenhouse emissions, it is vital that these plans center women’s empowerment, enhance bodily autonomy, and prioritize women’s leadership. Voters are increasingly asking questions and airing concerns about climate change and overpopulation, and policymakers must ensure they are using a women’s empowerment framework when answering inquiries and crafting climate policies.
Women are strategically positioned to combat climate change and reduce global carbon emissions but also stand to lose the most if the worst impacts of a changing planet are not mitigated.
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