The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) has long believed and invested in the transformative power of equality. Recognizing that gender gaps and social inequities undermine conservation and sustainable development, IUCN GGO works to advance gender-responsive solutions, empowering women and men as change agents to overcome the most pressing of […]
Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID. Power Africa launched the Women in African Power (WiAP) network to advance the participation and representation of women within the energy sector across the African continent. The Women in African Power webinar series aims to share knowledge and build the professional skills of women active […]
A 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) analysis of 192 energy frameworks found that sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s regional leader in acknowledging gender considerations in national energy frameworks. To continue to understand the extent to which gender considerations are being integrated in national energy frameworks across SSA, IUCN GGO, in coordination with Power Africa, conducted an assessment of 45 energy frameworks from 29 different SSA countries.
First in a series of briefs, this provides an overview of the role of women in the formal energy sector. It presents evidence that women’s equal participation in the sector will result in measurable benefits, including increased returns on investments and stronger development outcomes. Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Thematic Energy Brief Series The […]
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 […]
“Energizing Equality” is the first in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.
La presente evaluación se ha llevado a cabo con el fin de determinar y comprender el grado en que se han abordado las consideraciones de género en las políticas, planes y estrategias energéticas en todo el mundo. Los hallazgos ofrecen información sobre las formas en que los gobiernos están reconociendo las consideraciones de género en […]
With the development of Zambia’s first Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP:ZM), the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) will endeavour to take action on women’s leadership in the context of climate change. Without such plans in place, a country’s climate change policy and planning is often genderblind. Understandably, it is important to note […]
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 […]