This report provides powerful evidence of how women are often not given an equal chance to take advantage of global trends in closing energy access gaps.
“Energy efficiency as a means to improve women’s lives” is the third in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.
This study aims to increase international attention on the gender equality dimensions of energy access in the run-up to Rio+20 and contribute to the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative and its goal of ensuring universal access to modern energy services by 2030.
This report explores the linkages between energy access and women’s economic empowerment.
This paper explores the linkages between gender, energy, and poverty and the empirical evidence on these linkages— with an emphasis on electricity and cooking energy.
This study presents an overview of the situation within the EU with regard to the way energy poverty is experienced by women and men and explores through a gender lens existing EU legislation and policy to address energy poverty.
This note presents the Power to the Poor Program piloted by the Rural Electri cation Project (Phase 1 and 2) in Lao PDR. The program provided poor households with interest-free loans that enabled them to obtain a connection to the grid and wire their dwellings. House- holds headed by women were a focus of the program.
This paper tests that assumption and finds that ensuring that energy access provides benefits to women requires much more than simply providing energy
El segundo webinar de la serie de GECCO Energía para Latinoamérica tiene como objetivo plantear la base para entender algunas de las medidas de mitigación existentes, la forma en como estas pueden colaborar a los compromisos nacionales y la manera en la cual es posible integrar las consideraciones de género en su desarrollo.
The world is in the grips of a climate crisis driven by greenhouse gas emissions, of which the largest single source is the energy sector. Any successful global effort to mitigate climate change will require a drastic reduction in energy sector emissions, which can be achieved by a shift to renewable energy sources and a […]