Climate finance can catalyse the much-needed transition to zero-carbon and climate-resilient development while also fostering equitable social policy, including gender equality and women’s empowerment.
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.
This report outlines the value of big data for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in relation to women.
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.
his paper explores the implications of Kenya’s land tenure situation on the Rockefeller Foundation’s Yieldwise Initiative in the Kenyan mango value chain.
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 report explores the linkages between energy access and women’s economic empowerment.
Gender-sensitive reform of the complex policy, legal, institutional, and regulatory conditions that govern business activities has the potential to positively impact women’s economic empowerment, support the fight against poverty and contribute to business and macro- economic performance. Yet to date there has been a lack of research providing insights into good practices and lessons learned in gender-sensitive Business Environment Reform (BER) and how BER can help women’s economic empowerment.
This study seeks to establish a foundation for considering gender in electricity generation, transmission, and distribution projects.
This paper explores the linkages between gender, energy, and poverty and the empirical evidence on these linkages— with an emphasis on electricity and cooking energy.