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.
“Energy efficiency as a means to improve women’s lives” is the third in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.
The aim of this guide is to assist civil society organization (CSOs) activists to readily identify investment projects and programmes carried out by the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) that are likely to have detrimental gender impacts and influence them, through advocacy work during the project preparation, as well as through compliance mechanisms.
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.
This study seeks to establish a foundation for considering gender in electricity generation, transmission, and distribution projects.
This note presents the Power to the Poor Program piloted by the Rural Electri cation Project (Phase 1 and 2) in Lao PDR. The program provided poor households with interest-free loans that enabled them to obtain a connection to the grid and wire their dwellings. House- holds headed by women were a focus of the program.
IUCN GGO is pleased to share a two-part video series, “Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women” from the Institute for Global Environmental Studies (IGES). The documentary series follows some of the work carried out under a project led by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to build capacity of governments in Cambodia, Laos and […]
This checklist is designed to assist staff and consultants in implementing ADB Policy on Involuntary Resettlement and Policy on Gender and Development.
This study explores the advantages and challenges of integrating gender dimensions into climate compatible development strategies in India.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about including gender in a project designed to assist communities and individuals to secure their rights to forests.