Image of waves caused by Hurricane Harvey

Disasters cost more than money. Women play central roles preparing for and recovering from disasters. They also and bear the true costs.

Gas flare from oil refinery smokestack against blue sky with clouds

Movements led by immigrant women are remapping environmental justice.

Swirl of iridescent oil on natural asphalt pit.

Addressing the harms of fossil fuel extraction to women of color and Indigenous women will require action at all levels, including governments and financial institutions.

From sub-Saharan Africa to the United States, our changing world demands a new agricultural revolution for women.

While nominally led by women, Puerto Rico’s government has not addressed underlying gender issues made worse by recent disasters, nor heeded calls for change from feminist groups.