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Itaipu Binacional: Gender Equality

Guided by the premise that women and men must have the same opportunities, without discrimination, Itaipu Binacional decided to create this Booklet, which is based on the “Seven Women ́s Empowerment Principles”.

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Subsidy reform will likely reduce household expenditure on women’s needs and reduce women’s access to modern energy sources, affecting their economic opportunities and respiratory health. Reform can have positive effects if it leads to improved energy supply systems (increasing energy access), but this is likely to take place over the medium term. There is currently […]

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The Little Data Book on Gender 2016 is a quick reference for users interested in gender statistics. It presents sex-disaggregated data for more than 200 countries in a straightforward, country-by-country reference on education, health, access to economic opportunities, and public life and decision making. Summary pages that cover regional and income group aggregates are also […]

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