VIDEO: A just and gender responsive climate agreement is key

December 16, 2015

Carina Hirsch, PSN Advocacy and Policy Manager and Alison Marshall, IPPF Senior Advocacy Adviser, spoke to UNFCCC TV at the COP21 climate change conference to share the Population and Sustainable Development Alliance’s call for COP 21. 

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PSN's Advocacy and Policy Manager, Carina Hirsch, was interviewed at the COP21 climate change conference along with Alison Marshall of the International Planned Parenthood Federation in order to present evidence and experiences on the important linkages between population, health and environment issues.

As Carina and Alison specify in the interview, in order to effectively implement mitigation and adaptation strategies, climate change policy discussions must consider both health and gender dimensions. In particular, evidence form the ground shows that improving access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, and voluntary family planning in particular, is a win-win for women, communities, and the planet.