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New research exposes how women and children are disproportionally affected by climate migration, which puts them at greater risk of gender-based violence, child labour and exploitation. Governments must ensure the safety and protection of women and girls in climate emergencies, including the safe and equal access to basic services, food, and healthcare before, during, and after disasters. Women must also be included in decision making in their communities so they can lead on resilience building and address gendered issues of migration and displacement.

Climate Change,  health,  Resilience,  Gender,  Women,  Migration,  Displacement,  south asia,  gender-based violence,  sexual abuse,  child labour,