ENERGIA’s International Coordinator and Programme Manager Sheila Oparaocha attended the three-day Women’s Energy Entrepreneurship workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. The event brought together people from all around the world to discuss women’s energy entrepreneurship and explore the role of gender-informed approaches that scale access to household energy, as well as increase gender equality and women’s empowerment. Apart from participating in the discussions at the international meeting, Sheila Oparaocha also spoke about… Read more >
By Shukri Abdulkadir, ENERGIA Programme Officer “What do women want?” It was this age-old question that formed the central focus of the International Workshop on Gender and Energy, held on December 12, 2016 and the subsequent annual Gender and Energy Research Programme meeting. The international workshop presented a host of insights on energy and empowerment from stakeholders including policy makers. The aim of the programme meeting was to enhance synergy and… Read more >
Inaugural lecture dr. Joy Clancy The effects of the energy transition have been addressed in numerous ways. The political and economic effects are under a magnifying glass, as the impacts are considered to be huge for the coming decades. But what is the relation between energy transition and gender equality? Dr. Joy Clancy, who held her inaugural lecture on Thursday 24 November, addresses the issue: “Transforming the energy system and… Read more >
A recording of today’s GECCO webinar on political economy as a tool for addressing gender in the energy sector and the associated presentations are now available online: http://genderandenvironment.org/resource/gecco-webinar-political-economy-tool-addressing-gender-energy-sector/ This webinar recording, Political economy: A tool for addressing gender in the energy sector, is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series. More information about the webinar’s content can be found here. This webinar is a joint collaboration between IUCN’s GECCO initiative and ENERGIA. The… Read more >
Watch an interview with ENERGIA’s International Coordinator Sheila Oparaocha on Himalaya TV, Nepal. Sheila talks not only about the situation in Nepal, but also explains why it is important to include women in the energy supply chain, as providers as well as consumers.