Rapid urbanization shifts social, economic, and political dynamics, with particular impacts on women’s empowerment and gender equality. Expanding cities offer a range of urban development opportunities for eradicating poverty and building inclusive, sustainable communities. However, higher population densities, sprawling informal settlements, rural to urban migration, and displacement present pressing urban development and environmental challenges as […]
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are globally recognised priorities, matters of fundamental human rights, and prerequisites for sustainable development (IUCN, 2018; World Economic Forum, 2015). Understanding the gender-environment nexus is not only key to understanding social and environmental inequities and barriers to sustainable development, but to unlocking options for transformative action, as well. Data gaps […]
Este documento presenta un panorama general del papel de las mujeres en el sector energético formal. Demuestra que la participación equitativa de las mujeres en el sector redundará en bene cios mensurables, incluyendo mayores rendimientos de las inversiones y mejores resultados de desarrollo.
In this WiAP webinar “Amplifying your personal brand through networking in the energy sector,” participants will learn how to build effective networking skills.
This case study will explore the training, distribution and support model employed by LivelyHoods, highlighting the accomplishments, challenges and lessons learned along the way. The goal is to provide evidence of the vital role of women in clean energy initiatives, allowing for the prioritization of their involvement across the household clean energy value chain.
This resource contains key questions to be asked during gender analysis, examples of gender-inclusive design features and gender indicators, and a number of case studies of recent Asian Development Bank-financed projects.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) has long believed and invested in the transformative power of equality. Recognizing that gender gaps and social inequities undermine conservation and sustainable development, IUCN GGO works to advance gender-responsive solutions, empowering women and men as change agents to overcome the most pressing of […]
In this WiAP webinar, “Building your personal brand in the energy sector”, participants will learn how to strengthen your personal brand.
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.
Citation: Prebble, M. and Rojas, A. (2017). The enabling power of energy in promoting gender equality: Gender in the SEforALL country action process documents. November 2017 edition. Washington, USA: IUCN and USAID This assessment aims to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations are addressed in the three types of documents prepared as part of the […]