Following the 2015 earthquake and ten-year civil war, Nepali women played a crucial yet underappreciated role in relief efforts, and many continue to help the country as it moves into long-term recovery initiatives. This study by Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security explore how gender-based discrimination and legal barriers amplified the adverse impacts of the conflict and the earthquake on women.
Climate finance can catalyse the much-needed transition to zero-carbon and climate-resilient development while also fostering equitable social policy, including gender equality and women’s empowerment.
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.
The emerging awareness of the role gender plays in coffee-producing communities and households and of the significant challenges faced by women presents an opportunity. This report identifies what is known about this opportunity and offers recommendations on how the industry can move into action while continuing to deepen understanding.
This nine volume series offers concrete suggestions and recommendations for incorporating a gender equity perspective into every stage of the project cycle. Vol. 1: Writing proposals with a gender perspective Vol. 2: Participatory appraisals with a gender equity perspective Vol. 3: Project planning from a gender perspective Vol. 4: Gender-sensitive systems for monitoring and evaluation […]
This paper tests that assumption and finds that ensuring that energy access provides benefits to women requires much more than simply providing energy
This webinar recording, “Innovative finance: Unlocking women’s entrepreneurship and energy access” is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series.
Este primer webinar de la serie de GECCO Energía para Latinoamérica tiene como objetivo plantear la base por la cual es necesario tomar en cuenta consideraciones de género en el sector energético.
This document focuses on how to incorporate a gender perspective in operations that support the construction, operation and maintenance of medium- and large-scale renewable wind, solar, geothermal and hydroelectric energy installations connected to the grid for purposes of power generation.
The objective of this briefing note is to provide World Bank energy task teams a brief overview of the key issues, resources and tools to help integrate gender consid- erations into energy sector operations.