H.Con.Res.84 - Recognizing the disparate impact of climate change on women and the efforts of women globally to address climate change.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 11/03/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||11/04/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.84 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/03/2011)
Recognizes: (1) the disparate impacts of climate change on women and the efforts of women globally to address it, and (2) the need for balanced participation of men and women in climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts.
Encourages the use of gender-sensitive frameworks in developing climate change policies.
Affirms Congress's commitment to: (1) support women who are particularly vulnerable to prepare for and adapt to climate change impacts; (2) empower women in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of climate change strategies; and (3) include women in economic development planning, policies, and practices that directly improve conditions that result from climate change.
Encourages the President to: (1) integrate a gender approach in all U.S. policies and programs that are globally related to climate change; and (2) ensure that those policies and programs support women globally to prepare for and adapt to climate change.