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.
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.
“Energy efficiency as a means to improve women’s lives” is the third in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.
In Latin America and the Caribbean over 50% of users of public transportation systems are women. However, not all of our systems are designed with the needs and perspectives of women in mind.
“Gender Implications for Energy Infrastructure” is the second in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.
El quinto webinar de la serie de GECCO Energía para Latinoamérica tiene como objetivo plantear cuál es la importancia de la participación de las mujeres en el sector energético y las dificultades que estas enfrentan, así cómo brindar ejemplos de la región latinoamericana los cuales muestren acciones realizads, por parte de empresas y organizaciones, para que las mujeres tengan la oportunidad de participar y aportar el sector.
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.
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 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.
EY’s 2016 Women in Power and Utilities Index tracks the number of women in the boardrooms of the world’s largest utilities in revenue.