Passoon

Event: Asia-Pacific Judicial Conference on Climate Change Adjudication: Trends and Impacts

Passoon

08 October 2019
Author / Speaker: 
Sarah Jehaan Khan, Oxford University
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Passoon is a short profile of a young climate activist in Dir, Pakistan named Manal Shad. In Pashto, Passoon means to rise up for a cause, and this film documents climate activism from rural Pakistan which tends to be overlooked internationally. Women in developing countries are disproportionately impacted by climate change, but their knowledge and expertise also make them the most valuable source of knowledge regarding climate adaptation and mitigation.

Geographical Focus: 
Regional - Asia
Subregional- Pacific
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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