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Africa is experiencing the impacts of climate change, yet there is wide variation in the capacity of women and men to adequately cope with its effects. Although the research base is wide and growing every day, this fact sheet centers on a select group of themes in literature around gender and climate change in Africa, including agriculture, forests, water scarcity, migration, and food security.

Many countries in Asia are experiencing significant effects associated with climate change, and the capacity of women and men to cope varies widely across settings, depending on local socioeconomic and geographic contexts. Although the research base is wide and growing every day, this fact sheet centers on a select group of themes around gender and climate change in Asia, including agriculture, forests, water scarcity, biofuels, migration, and food security.

Climate change is having substantial gendered impacts in North America and Europe, particularly concerning the socioeconomic and health effects of climate change-related natural disasters. This fact sheet centers on a select group of themes around gender and climate change in North America and Europe, including on socioeconomic responses, mortality associated with heat waves and storms, mental health, gender-based violence, and food security.

Climate change is having substantial gendered impacts in the Pacific Islands, Australia, and New Zealand particularly in rural communities which are experiencing tremendous socioeconomic and health-related stresses as a result of climate change. This fact sheet centers on a select group of themes including mortality, mental health, gender-based violence as well as socioeconomic responses to climate stresses.