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Tag: gender and climate change

LGBTQ+ advocates: Pass SOGIE Equality Bill to enable a more inclusive response mechanism to climate disasters

The enactment of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill, also known as the Anti-Discrimination Bill, will ensure a more equitable and rights-based response to climate-related disasters. This was emphasized during the 31st episode of The Climate Reality Project Philippines’ Klimatotohanan webcast series entitled “Coming Out for Environmental Rights and Gender Equality: How LGBTQ+ Activism Intersects with Climate Action.

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Abante, Babae: Empowering women to take more leadership roles in the agriculture and food sector

As the climate crisis continues to adversely impact agriculture and food systems, women should take more space in making the sector more sustainable and climate-smart. This was emphasized by women leaders, movers, and advocates in the agriculture and food sector during the 25th episode of The Climate Reality Project Philippines’ Klimatotohanan webcast series entitled “Making Women Count: Why Gender Matters in Building Climate-Resilient Food Systems”, where they zeroed in on the interlinkages between gender, climate change, and sustainable food systems.

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#RealiTalk: International Day of the Girl Child with Pauline De Guzman

This year’s International Day of the Girl Child aims to celebrate adolescent girls who are making waves in the tech and digital world while emphasizing the need to close the gender digital divide.
In line with this, this month’s Realitalk features our conversation with Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Pauline De Guzman about the urgent need to provide young Filipino girls, specifically those in low-income areas, equal access to technology, connectivity, and digital skills.
Pauline, who works currently works at the United Nations Children’s Fund, delved into how digital connectivity and access to technology could further empower girls to have agency and control in building a brighter future and in participating in climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives.

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#RealiTalk: Pride Month with Amiel Lopez

This year’s Pride Month is celebrated yet again against the backdrop of the worsening climate crisis.

Thus, in this month’s #Realitalk feature, we wish to bring forward real stories of how the impacts of climate change compounds the struggles of sexual and gender minorities in the country.

Thankfully, Climate Reality Leader Amiel Lopez graciously accepted our invitation to share his lived experiences, insights, and truths as a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community and as a climate advocate.

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