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**UPDATE: This call for papers is now open! The submission deadline is 14th July 2023. See here for more details.**
As we begin to look ahead to 2023, we are sharing the news that PLOS Climate will soon be opening a call for papers for a Collection on the theme of Gender and Adaptation in the Global South.
The Collection will be guest-edited by:
- Rachel Bezner Kerr, Professor of Global Development, Cornell University, USA
- Georgina Cundill Kemp, Senior Program Specialist, International Development Research Centre, Canada
- Anjal Prakash, Research Director and Adjunct Associate Professor, Bharti School of Public Policy, Indian School of Business, India
- Debra Roberts, Co-Chair of IPCC Working Group II and head of the Sustainable and Resilient City Initiatives Unit in eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa
- Edmond Totin, Associate Professor at Ecole de Foresterie Tropicale, Université Nationale d’Agriculture du Benin, Benin
Topics will include:
- Making adaptation gender transformative
- Gender and the avoidance of maladaptation
- The intersection of gender and social inequalities
- The science-policy interface for gender justice and climate justice
- Critical approaches to the study of gender and adaptation
Corresponding authors affiliated to institutions in Research4Life countries (Groups A and B) can automatically publish at no cost. Authors from other regions can find details of fees and fee assistance options here, and check whether their institution has an Open Access partnership with PLOS here.
We will be announcing further details of the Collection’s scope and the submission deadline in due course, so watch this space.
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