Science, Tech & Environment

Slideshow: Women are the faces of climate change

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Human Needs

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Human Needs

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A woman is pictured in Kenya.

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Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images

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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    School girls gather in India.

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    Ami Vitale/Ripple Effect Images

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    A woman is pictured in Kenya.

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    Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images

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    A woman and baby are pictured in India.

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    Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images

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    A group of women examine lamps in India.

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    Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images

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    A woman and child move through a wooded area in Bhutan.

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    Lynsey Addario/Ripple Effect Images

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    Ripple Effect Images

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    A woman and child are pictured in Thailand.

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    Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images

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    A woman sits in an ambulance in Bangladesh.

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    Ami Vitale/Ripple Effect Images

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    A group of children gather in Cambodia.

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    Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images

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    Women carry water in India.

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    Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images

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    Women brace themselves against the dust in Chad.

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    Lynsey Addario/Ripple Effect Images

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    Two women are pictured in Eritrea.

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    Ami Vitale/Ripple Effect Images

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    A health worker is pictured in Kenya.

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    Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images

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    A woman tends a fire in India.

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    Ami Vitale/Ripple Effect Images

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    Ripple Effect Images

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    Two women are pictured in Vietnam.

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    Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images

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    A group of children are pictured in The Democratic Republic of Congo.

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    Lynsey Addario/Ripple Effect Images

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    Two young women are pictured in India.

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    Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images

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    An older woman helps a child in Brazil.

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    Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images

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    Two elderly women are pictured in Cambodia.

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    Annie Griffiths/Ripple Effect Images