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Making the Change: Female Climate Fighters

Find out how climate change impacts on people’s lives.

Climate change is already having a huge impact on millions of people all over the world.

These resources use a film narrated by poet Roger McGough to look at how women in Bolivia, Philippines, Zimbabwe and the UK have been affected by climate change, and how they are responding.

Download our creative, cross-curricular teaching resources to explore the issues in greater depth with your learners. Stimulate discussion and debate, and support them to speak up and have their say.

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  • Making the Change Background Information (482kB)

    Useful information about the human impact of climate change and Oxfam's work in tackling this issue. A list of useful resources and websites to support your teaching about climate change is also provided.

  • Making the Change Teaching Ideas (402kB)

    A selection of cross-curricular ideas to support learning and critical thinking about climate change.

  • Making the Change Poem (291kB)

    Written by the poet, Roger McGough, this poem is used as a narration for the film.

  • Climate Change Impacts (763kB)

    Additional information about the impacts of climate change on the lives of four women and their communities in Bolivia, Philippines, Zimbabwe and the UK. These women are also featured in the film.

Narrated by the poet Roger McGough, this film explores how communities in Bolivia, Philippines, Zimbabwe and the UK are being impacted by climate change.

Oxfam is grateful for the support of Postcode Heroes Trust, funded by players of the People's Postcode Lottery, in the development of these materials.

This film has been funded with support from the European Commission. The publication communication reflects the views only of the author and the commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.