Over the last decade, India has faced extreme weather situations ranging from flooding to brutal heatwaves that have cost both lives and property, with the poor and women bearing the biggest burden of these catastrophes. It is with this context in mind that the Kalyani Raj, of the All India Women’s Conference (AIWC), writes about her organization’s efforts to  train Indian women in both rural and urban areas on climate mitigation and adaptation activities, ranging from water management and water management, alternative and clean energy sources as well as disaster management and preparedness. Photo credit: Outreach