The actions of TFA 2020 Partners—both individually and collectively—take place in different contexts with unique social circumstances in which women, men, Indigenous peoples, and vulnerable groups have differentiated roles, uses, access, benefits, and control over environmental and social resources. As identified in a 2017 TFA 2020 paper, in South America, deforestation rates are between 6 […]
El PAgCC-RGI tiene el objetivo de orientar y facilitar la integración del enfoque de género en la implementación de las acciones del Programa de Adaptación al Cambio Climático de la Región de las Grandes Islas (PACC-RGI). El PACC-RGI reconoce que el cambio climático (CC) tiene claras implicaciones ecológicas y biofísicas, y se presenta en distintos […]
Shared Resources, Joint Solutions (SRJS) is an expansive program that engages 16 countries across 9 regions to secure International Public Goods (IPGs) — focusing on water and food security and climate resilience — through a balance of short- and long-term social, economic and sustainability interests from civil society, governments and businesses. This tool is for […]
This Handbook on mainstreaming gender in energy projects seeks to provide guidance, practical tools and examples for energy projects that show how to undertake gender mainstreaming systematically.
AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]
When stakeholders take gender considerations into account, renewable energy infrastructure projects have the potential to reduce gender disparities in neighboring or impacted communities, as well as increase access to resources and economic opportunities for women and men.
This brief provides an overview of the role of women in the formal energy sector. It presents evidence that women’s equal participation in the sector will result in measurable benefits, including increased returns on investments and stronger development outcomes.
With the approval of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Gender Action Plan at COP23, Lorena Aguilar and Ambassador reflect on the importance of the milestone decision on integrating gender throughout the UNFCCC in this op-ed published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
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 […]
“Energizing Equality” is the first in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.