Climate is a women’s issue: Women across the world say ‘NO!’ to climate inequality
At 11am on Sunday March 8, International Women’s Day, a group of 31 women formed a topless chain across Waterloo Bridge - also known as The Ladies Bridge as many of the welders, stonemasons and labourers that built the bridge during the second world war were women. The women were naked from the waist up to symbolise the vulnerability of women around the world in the face of climate breakdown, and had the words ‘Climate Rape’, ‘Climate Murder’, ‘Climate Abuse’, ‘Climate Inequality’ and ‘Climate Justice’ written on their bodies. The women taking part include mothers and grandmothers, journalists, teachers and careers advisors.
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