This resolution calls on Congress to recognize the impact that climate change has on women, and the efforts of women around the world to address climate change.
It encourages the use gender-sensitive frameworks when developing policies to address climate change that consider how those policies would affect women. It also recognizes the need for balanced participation of men and women in efforts to mitigate climate change.
Congress, under this resolution would affirm a commitment to supporting women who are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, empowering women to have a voice in crafting strategies to address climate change, and including women in economic planning to improve conditions resulting from climate change.
This resolution also encourages the President to use a gender-conscious approach in all U.S. policies and programs that relate to climate change globally, while ensuring that they support women across the world to adapt and prepare for climate change.