Climate & The Environment

Here’s what we could find on the subject.
COP26 The Philippines

COP26: The Impacts of the Climate Crisis are Gendered

“Growing up in typhoon-prone, archipelagic Philippines, I have no shortage of mental images to associate with climate change and its crushing impacts on people’s lives and livelihood.”

This post is written by Shiphrah Belonguel, Feminist Activist, writer and researcher from The Philippines in collaboration with IPPF.

YOU’RE INVITED | Local, Sustainable Healthcare Models: Midwives For The Future

Did you hear the news? The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), together with a number of global partners, have announced PUSH — a decade-long global movement for women and the midwives who protect and uphold their rights and bodily autonomy. PUSH will accelerate progress on

Young People in Kiribati combating the climate crisis

How Young People Tackle the Climate Crisis Threatening their Pacific Island

Kiribati is one of the least developed countries in the Pacific with few natural resources, limited governance, institutional capacity, and infrastructure. Humanitarian crises are prevalent here, and the occurrence of extreme weather events is likely to increase due to the climate crisis as the sea levels rise and regularly flood coastal homes.

Preparedness is key for the local communities. IPPF’s Member Association, the Kiribati Family Health Association (KFHA) has created a Humanitarian Youth Club. They meet regularly to plan rapid responses for their communities during a disaster.

Is the Climate Change Movement Too White? By Chante Moos for Girls' Globe

Is the Climate Movement too White?

I believe it is important to highlight the work of black and brown girls in the climate change movement. They have to endure multiple forms of discrimination in society. But intersectionality is not as simple as suddenly featuring more minorities in the media so that the aesthetics do not look so bad. It’s about listening to activists’ concerns and giving diverse voices the opportunity to lead as well. This counts for all movements. Intersectionality is essential if we want a cause to be effective.

Black Girl Magic: 4 Activists You Should Know by Khayriyyah MuhammadSmith for Girls' Globe

Black Girl Magic: 4 Activists You Should Know

As Black History Month comes to a close, I want to acknowledge a few of the amazing black girls and young women making an impact in the world right now.

Why is the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 important?

Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development is taking place 25 years after the first conference was held in Cairo in 1994. The Summit gathers civil society, youth activists, UN leaders, ministers and heads of state in the Kenyan capital this week. There are very many aspects as to why this Summit comes at a critical time. We asked grassroots advocates: “why is the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 important to you?” Here’s what they said…

Organic Tampons - Everything You Need to Know Girls' Globe Menstruation Climate and the Environment

Everything You Need to Know about Organic Tampons

It isn’t easy to find information on how organic tampons are different, how they should be used and disposed of, or how they impact the environment. I have created a guide to help you make a more informed decision about your menstrual health.

The Amazon is Being Burned in a Climate Crisis we Can’t Ignore

This is a life-threatening international emergency which lacks media coverage. It’s a climate crisis provoked by the ignorance and ambition of human activity. We continue to exploit earth even as we witness more and more natural disasters caused by climate change.

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