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UN official warns against exclusion of women in environmental management

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Ms Lakshmi Puri, warns that overlooking gender equality issues and ignoring the voices, needs and priorities of half the world’s population in environmental responses,including climate change, will not only yield sub-optimal results but also lead to the exacerbation of existing inequalities and reverse progress already made. (Photo: UN Women website)
UN Women Deputy Executive Director Ms Lakshmi Puri, warns that overlooking gender equality issues and ignoring the voices, needs and priorities of half the world’s population in environmental responses,including climate change, will not only yield sub-optimal results but also lead to the exacerbation of existing inequalities and reverse progress already made. (Photo: Courtesy UN Women )