Policy

Género y Energía: Un tema de todos

Esta publicación describe entre otras cosas la responsabilidad de encontrar fuentes de energía alternativas y de hacer frente a la pobreza energética, particularmente en ámbitos rurales, recae principalmente sobre mujeres y niñas. Es fundamental, entonces, trabajar para erradicar las disparidades de acceso a la energía. También debemos trabajar para incentivar una mayor diversidad en el mercado laboral vinculado al sector. Es importante asegurar que las voces de las mujeres, sin importar su origen o situación socioeconómica, se escuchen y resuenen en la formulación de políticas en todos los niveles de los gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe.

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Rebuilding Nepal: Women’s Roles in Political Transition and Disaster Recovery

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.

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Energizing Equality: sub-Saharan Africa’s integration of gender equality principles in national energy policies and frameworks

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.

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Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Brochure

AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]

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Report: Women’s participation and gender considerations in country representation, planning and reporting to the BRS Conventions

The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members and observers of Conventions’ Subsidiary Bodies, and national focal […]

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