📸: Malawi Nation
Unfortunately Malawi is one of many poor nations that experience first hand impact of climate change. The rising temperature caused unpredictable and extreme changes in the level of precipitation destroying crops and even causing floods and cyclones. Till now, some parts of Malawi is still recovering from last year’s flood that affected 975,588 people, displacing over 90,000, and killing 60 (Malawi Nation, 2020). Stella Gama is Malawi’s only female Climate Change negotiator. She believes that women will experience more hardships caused by climate change, yet climate change negotiations remain a male-dominated field.
Read more about her fight with climate change from this article below: https://medium.com/unitar/putting-gender-on-the-agenda-at-the-unfccc-how-malawis-stella-gama-is-bringing-women-into-the-a0f983fd4eae