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 […]
“The gender and energy nexus in urban settings” is the fourth in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.
With the support of the US State Department’s wPOWer program, Solar Sister partnered with MIT’s Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) to study last-mile customer preferences and evaluate the reach of Solar Sister’s women-centered distribution chain. MIT conducted over 600 interviews in Tanzania with both Solar Sister customers and non-customers. This report highlights the findings.
The data and stories presented here are intended to help illuminate the potential of solar lanterns to improve livelihoods in rural Tanzania and beyond.
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). 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 […]
Semeando Equidade – perspectivas de gênero na restauração de paisagens florestais é uma coleção de cartilhas que contou com a colaboração de mulheres, grandes especialistas nos seguintes temas: Mulheres na Restauração de Paisagens Florestais Mudanças Climáticas e Economia de Baixo Carbono Empreendedorismo e Geração de Renda Governança, Diálogo e Formação de Redes Mobilização Social e […]
O caminho da geração de renda é, sobretudo, um caminho de valorização e reconhecimento da mulher como potencial empreendedora. Este tema é um dos principais desafios da restauração de paisagens florestais, e vamos conhecer algumas de suas nuances. Veja nesta cartilha insumos de como empoderar mulheres a desenvolverem negócios a partir da restauração de paisagens […]
This brochure provides an overview of the alliance’s approach to gender capacity building.