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Guía sobre Tecnologías de Energía Renovable para Mujeres en Zonas Rurales y Periurbanas Informales

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.

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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 […]

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Guidelines on renewable energy technologies for women in rural and informal urban areas

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. 

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Gender Makes the Difference: Urban environment

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. 

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Gender Makes the Difference: Gender indicators

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. 

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