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Data source: Global Gender and Climate Alliance (2016). Additional analysis by Carbon Brief.
A study of 141 countries over two decades finding women are more likely to be killed by extreme weather events than men.
Source: Neumayer & Plümper (2007)
A study of 85 developing countries finding women are more likely to be affected by extreme weather in countries where their economic status is poorer.
Source: Austin & McKinney (2016)
A study of nine European cities, including London, Paris and Rome, finding that women are more likely to die during heatwaves than men.
Source: D'Ippoliti et al. (2010)
A study in Bangladesh and Ethiopia finding that "more girls and women are dying during disasters", as well as facing early and forced marriages, sexual violence and curtailment of education.
Source: Swarup et al. (2011)
A study in 19 African countries from 1986-2010 finding changes to hot days and rainfall are associated with changes to birth weights for newborns.
Source: Grace et al. (2015)
A study of 13 floods across Europe and the US finding men are more likely to die in these events than women.
Source: Jonkman & Kelman (2005)
A study of six countries in Asia, including Sri Lanka, Laos and Singapore, finding 57-62% of dengue fever cases are male.
Source: Anker & Arima (2011)
A study in São Paulo, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; and Mexico City, Mexico finding no signficant difference in heatwave-related deaths between men and women.
Source: Bell et al. (2008)
A study finding women were no likelthan men to reduce their food intake following climate shocks across 600 households in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
Source: Silvestri et al. (2015)