Melanne Verveer was the inaugural US ambassador for global women's issues from 2009 to 2013. She now serves as the executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
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Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Women are the Victims of Climate Change – and the Keys to Climate Action
As the nations of the world meet in Paris to address climate change, it is critical that women play a central role in these historic negotiations. Gender equality is central to effective climate action. The world cannot afford to neglect the needs of half the world’s population, nor ignore their...