energy

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).

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The world is in the grips of a climate crisis driven by greenhouse gas emissions, of which the largest single source is the energy sector. Any successful global effort to mitigate climate change will require a drastic reduction in energy sector emissions, which can be achieved by a shift to renewable energy sources and a […]

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Subsidy reform will likely reduce household expenditure on women’s needs and reduce women’s access to modern energy sources, affecting their economic opportunities and respiratory health. Reform can have positive effects if it leads to improved energy supply systems (increasing energy access), but this is likely to take place over the medium term. There is currently […]

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This research project aims to investigate the impacts from fossil fuel subsidy reform on poor women in Bangladesh, India and Nigeria. This initial scoping report finds no primary, quantitative research on the question of the gender-differentiated impact of fossil fuel subsidy reforms. However, there is a large body of literature linked to energy access and […]

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This Strategic Framework for Results (2016-21) aims to provide strategic direction to the Sustainable Energy for All platform and its partners that operate on a global basis. It focuses on how to move further, faster in the coming five years towards the delivery of SEforALL’s three, 2030 objectives: Ensure universal access to modern energy services […]

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La sustentabilidad ambiental y el respeto a la naturaleza están íntimamente ligados a los objetivos del Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres en pos de la igualdad sustantiva entre mujeres y hombres, y el empoderamiento de las mujeres, principales receptoras de los efectos del cambio climático y los desastres que atentan contra sus vidas y las […]

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