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.
Nuestro deseo es que esta Guía suministre información útil para grupos de mujeres, gobiernos y planificadoras(es) energéticas(os) y les asista en la implementación –en integración de género- de iniciativas de energía renovable apropiadas para contextos locales y en respuesta a las necesidades energéticas de las mujeres y hombres de las zonas rurales y periurbanas informales.
The TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project (Phase II to IV) involves the design of a comprehensive and sustainable mass urban transport system in the city of Bogotá, Colombia The project has overhauled the disaggregated city bus system of Bogotá, replacing over 9,000 old inefficient buses with over 1,200 large capacity centrally fleet managed modern […]
This handbook indicates ways for local governments to integrate the gender dimensions of climate change into the various stages of policy-making. The focus is on low- and middle-income countries. The handbook is not meant to be exhaustive, but rather a starting point which introduces gender concepts and gender dimensions of climate change as well as […]
The guidelines on renewable energy technologies for women in rural and informal urban areas seek to inform women as key actors about the different potential uses of renewable energies in many areas of their daily lives. Along with hands-on guidance on how to assess available renewable energy technologies, these guidelines are intended to support women in their effort to choose renewable energy technologies appropriate to their particular situations.
This factsheet highlights the relationships of gender and the urban environment. Urban men and women face different issues because of their different roles, activities, and needs. Until gender equity and gender relations are addressed and opportunities are expanded for urban women, sustainable development strategies are unlikely to alter the lives of poor families.
This fact-sheet explains what an indicator is, what gender indicators measure, how gender indicators can be useful, and examples of gender indicators in the following sectors: agriculture and biodiversity, climate change, energy, forestry, urban, and fisheries and aquaculture in coastal zones.