Climate Change: Bad for Women

Population Action International has a new short film looking at how climate change disproportionately affects women around the world. It features women in Nepal, Ethiopia and Peru who are dealing with drought and other agricultural troubles, as they try to give their children better lives than their own.

The stories are moving, of course. But the film also looks at how education, improved agricultural practices, and access to family planning can make the future more promising. So it’s not all doom and gloom. Here’s the film:

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