Climate change affects us all, but when disasters hit, women are disproportionately impacted.In the wake of climate disasters, women regularly take responsibility for growing the family’s food and collecting water, fuel, and other resources. Climate displacement also exposes women and girls to extreme violence and threats including risk of rape, sexual exploitation and abuse.The Women and Climate Change Act, introduced by Representative Barbara Lee, promotes approaches to climate change mitigation that uplift, include and empower women. With 47 cosponsors already, support for the bill is growing -- but we need you to make sure your representative is on board!Tell your representative: Cosponsor and be a champion for the Women and Climate Change Act!
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