Women impacted "disproportionately" by climate change

Women and girls are essential climate actors. File Photo: UN Women

Women are disproportionately impacted by climate change, especially those living in developing countries.

That's the view of Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Lakshmi Puri, who's one of the leading voices arguing for greater acknowledgement of the problems they face, at the COP21 summit in Paris.

Cristina Silveiro caught up with her at the UN conference, and asked her to outline her concerns, and hopes for what an agreement could mean for women.

Duration: 5'23"

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