The relevance of climate change and its aftermath is growing day by day. However, women’s and men’s reality of life diverts in many aspects from each other. Therefore the ways in which they are affected by the changes as well as the strategies to adapt to them are different too. The fact that women suffer from poverty and are lacking access to land, property and education in a disproportionately high manner, makes it harder for them to cope with new challenges. Additionally, according to traditional role models, women are responsible for the food and water supply of the family. Caused by climate change their amount of work is rising.