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Gendered vulnerability in Irrigated Agriculture in the Context of Climate Change: A case study of Labdu Dikure Shera Irrigation system in Nuwakot District
13 Sep 2018

Women are more vulnerable to climate change than men. This is because they make up the majority of the world‘s economically poor, do
most of the agricultural work , which is mostly affected by climatic variability, women bear unequal responsibility for household food security, carry a disproportionate burden for managing water and fuel for everyday survival, and rely on threatened natural resources for their livelihoods (UN, 2009). The increased male absenteeism for work outside has further increased women’s work burden.