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Editorial from
Inês Maria Gonçalves
Inês Maria Gonçalves is a Nova SBE alumna.
November 16, 2022
13. Climate action

13. Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

4. Quality education

Ensure access to inclusive, quality and equitable education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Why do female perceptions on climate change matter?

Our alumna Inês Maria Gonçalves led a team of young women to develop a consultation on girls' unique views and perceptions of climate change.

Girls and young women are the hardest hit by climate change. Despite this, their voices are not adequately represented in the climate discussion and most policies do not address their specific needs. We must change that. In 2021, Inês Maria Gonçalves led a team of young women to develop a consultation on girls' unique views and perceptions of climate change. More than 33,500 girls and young women from 90 countries took part, both online and offline, and spanned across 18 languages.Today, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and UNICEF are launching our youth-friendly report with the consultation findings. Take a look to explore what girls have told us and how to amplify their voices.

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Inês Maria Gonçalves
Inês Maria Gonçalves is a Nova SBE alumna.

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