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Ensuring gender considerations in the management of hazardous chemicals and wastes through the Gender Action Plan of the Secretariat of the BRS Conventions In Nigeria, Stella Mojekwu pauses with worry when she sees a seemingly commonplace view: women applying lotions, deep frying foods to eat, and handling other oil-based products. As the Chief Environmental Scientist […]

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AGENT Webinar: Powering a gender-responsive future through energy policies and frameworks

Energizing Equality: Powering a gender-responsive future through energy policies and frameworks This webinar will be held on 24 October 2017 at 10:00am EST.  The International Union for Conservation of Nature Global Gender Office (IUCN GGO), in collaboration with ENERGIA and with support from USAID, launched an Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis exploring if […]

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Blog: Energizing Equality in the Energy Sector

Energizing Equality in the Energy Sector By Maggie Roth and Maria Prebble Every day, millions of people flip switches to turn on the lights or warm up the house, while millions of others light candles or wood-fired stoves. While most people know that the source of the energy we use varies according to where we […]

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