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Of course, the ground reality is that there are still gaps in women’s participation in the VPs and at the core of this is a lack of awareness about the rules as well as policy inadequacies. In a bid to analyse government policies that can help communities, and especially women, adapt to climate change, Alternative Futures (AF), a New Delhi-based development, research and communication group, has collaborated with CHEA. 


Says Aditi Kapoor, director of AF, “We are trying to look at climate change and what it means for women who work with natural resources. The whole idea is to see what is it that the government can do to help women adapt to climate change as there is a National Action Plan on Climate Change as well as State Action Plans in place.” 


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http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-newdelhi/forest-connections/article5277005.ece