Ipul Powaseu spoke on behalf of the Women and Gender Constituency at the UN Climate Change Conference 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Here are her powerful remarks – spoken from her heart – as an indigenous woman with disability from a small island nation in the Pacific Islands.
Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the International Human Rights Funders Group website.
This article was contributed by Karen Keating Ansara, co-founder of the Ansara Family Fund and the Haiti Fund at the Boston Foundation, and Brian Concannon, co-founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti. Both authors will be presenting at the Haiti Funders Conference in NYC on November 9 -10, 2016.