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IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON WOMEN IN BANGLADESH

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Author Name: Snigdha Roy and Md. Torikul Islam
Research Area: Agricultural Science
Volume: 07
Issue: 02
Page No: 84-90
Emailed: 2
Total Downloads: 143
Country: Bangladesh
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This study was undertaken to explore the unequal impacts of climate change sustainable development on women, and food security of Bangladesh. The study was carried out in (a) Chandanpur Union; (b) Diara Union; (c) Langaljhara Union and (d) Helatala Union of Kalaroa Upazila, Shatkhira district of Bangladesh during 15th July, 2017 to 31st December 2018. In this research, fourteen different natural disaster events were found during 2004 to 2018. As a result, crop loss in agricultural sector affected food security and women were being more vulnerable in point of view of increase agricultural work for food security, Food and fuel conflicts, household water provision; exposure to contaminated sources, school dropout entry marriage, incidence of mortality; reduce of life expectancy and sexual violence and traumata. Capacities of community to adapt impacts of natural disasters were also measure by five livelihood capitals. This paper argued that climate change reinters social constraints, women’s livelihoods and poverty to create an unequal impact on women which impedes sustainable development in Bangladesh. The achievement of sustainable development goals in Bangladesh which is considered as a new security agenda.