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World in Progress: Climate change linked to violence against women

A new study from the International Union for Conservation of Nature shows how the effects of climate change are linked to women becoming more vulnerable to sexual violence. In many cases, extreme weather events such as drought further reinforce gender inequality. Luckily, NGOs are coming up with creative ways to help women steer clear of danger.