The case studies in this book have been derived from a range of sources. An initial list was suggested by UNFCCC researchers, and this list was expanded as the book took shape. All the case studies are adapted from published sources, which are listed on page 10.

Whatever their class or culture, women around the world deal with multiple stresses as an integral part of their daily lives. But it may be difficult for women who live in modern democracies – and even more difficult for their menfolk – to fully appreciate the kinds of stress experienced by women in poor countries.

Compiled by: Belynda Petrie, Stephanie Midgley, Arthur Chapman, Euan Hope Managing Editor: Andy Mason Design: Peter Bosman.

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