Sharmind Neelormi, an Associate Professor at Jahangirnagar University in Dhaka, argues in this interview with the Gender Justice and Global Climate Change Research Network that to create meaningful climate policy, it is important to include women and marginalized people. Neelormi works on action-oriented research, reviewing climate change papers with a gender lens and advocating for the rights of female farmers with special focus on food security. She is also promoting gender-sensitive adaptation strategies at the community level and plays an active role in Gender CC. According to her, capacity-building and education are sure to promote sustainability. Photo credit: Rock Ethics Institute