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Slideshow: Women are the faces of climate change

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Credit: Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images
A woman is pictured in Kenya.

In poorer parts of the world, women are the ones who fetch water, grow food and more. As the climate changes, their lives are changing for the worse. Female photographers with Ripple Effects Images are documenting the women and their stories, in the slides below and in films ranging over AfricaIndia and Peru.  

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    Credit: Ami Vitale/Ripple Effect Images
    School girls gather in India.
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    Credit: Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images
    A woman is pictured in Kenya.
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    Credit: Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images
    A woman and baby are pictured in India.
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    Credit: Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images
    A group of women examine lamps in India.
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    Credit: Lynsey Addario/Ripple Effect Images
    A woman and child move through a wooded area in Bhutan.
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    Credit: Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images
    A woman and child are pictured in Thailand.
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    Credit: Ami Vitale/Ripple Effect Images
    A woman sits in an ambulance in Bangladesh.
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    Credit: Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images
    A group of children gather in Cambodia.
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    Credit: Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images
    Women carry water in India.
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    Credit: Lynsey Addario/Ripple Effect Images
    Women brace themselves against the dust in Chad.
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    Credit: Ami Vitale/Ripple Effect Images
    Two women are pictured in Eritrea.
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    Credit: Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images
    A health worker is pictured in Kenya.
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    Credit: Ami Vitale/Ripple Effect Images
    A woman tends a fire in India.
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    Credit: Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images
    Two women are pictured in Vietnam.
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    Credit: Lynsey Addario/Ripple Effect Images
    A group of children are pictured in The Democratic Republic of Congo.
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    Credit: Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images
    Two young women are pictured in India.
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    Credit: Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images
    An older woman helps a child in Brazil.
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    Credit: Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images
    Two elderly women are pictured in Cambodia.
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