This report we analyzes how men and women in rural areas are differently affected by, and adopt different coping strategies to, climate variability and shocks, and we offer recommendations to redress the balance.
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.
In 2015, ICRW conducted a qualitative assessment in Tanzania to better understand whether and how being a Solar Sister clean energy entrepreneur impacts women’s and men’s lives at the individual, family, and community levels.
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.
This report focuses on women’s role in the expanding market for modern off-grid lighting. In the context of access to energy and lighting, the aim of this work is to identify whether there are any women-specific opportunities in the off- grid lighting market that could enhance product profitability while also improving lives.
The objective of the report is to review the literature on the links between energy access, welfare, and gender in order to provide evidence on where gender considerations in the energy sector matter and how they might be addressed.
This publication is a desk review of gender-focused approaches in the renewable energy sector.
The paper identifies some key issues of how energy plays a role in transforming women’s lives.
As aid agencies and NGOs worldwide increase their focus on providing lifesaving aid, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves wants to ensure that the critical energy needs of crisis-affected people are met, especially those of the women and girls, who risk their safety just to collect the fuel needed to cook their families’ meals. This paper outlines evidence and highlight gaps in knowledge on the impact that adoption of clean and/or efficient cookstoves and fuels can have on reducing the risk and incidence of gender-based violence (GBV).