Thursday, November 10, 2016

10. REDUCES HARM FROM NATURAL DISASTERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Around the world, better-educated women are able to protect themselves and their families from the e ects of natural disasters because they can provide higher quality of care for their children in the face of crisis and navigate the challenges posed to bounce back quicker. Deaths due to disaster could be reduced by 60 percent by 2050 if 70 percent of all 20-39 year old women completed lower-secondary school*

* Streissnig, Erich, Wolfgang Lutz, and Anthony Patt. 2013. E ects of Educational Attainment on Climate Risk Vulnerability Ecology and Society 18, no. 1: 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-05252-180116

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