Energy poverty

Gender perspective on access to energy in the EU

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.

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Report: The enabling power of energy in promoting gender equality: Gender in the SEforALL country action process documents (Nov 2017 Edition)

Citation: Prebble, M. and Rojas, A. (2017). The enabling power of energy in promoting gender equality: Gender in the SEforALL country action process documents. November 2017 edition. Washington, USA: IUCN and USAID This assessment aims to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations are addressed in the three types of documents prepared as part of the […]

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Report: Energizing equality: The importance of integrating gender equality principles in national energy policies and frameworks

Citation: Prebble, M. and Rojas, A. (2017). Energizing Equality: the importance of integrating gender equality principles in national energy policies and frameworks.  Washington, USA: IUCN and USAID This assessment has been conducted to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations have been addressed in energy policies, plans and strategies worldwide. Findings offer insights into […]

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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 […]

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