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Resource Pack 'Mainstreaming Gender in Energy Projects'

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The international magazine on gender and energy related issues. View ENERGIA News here

Who are we?

ENERGIA's goal is to contribute to the empowerment of women -both rural and urban- through a specific focus on energy.

ENERGIA is the international network on gender and sustainable energy, founded in 1996. We work in Africa and Asia through and with our regional and national gender and energy networks. We work from the contention that projects, programmes and policies that explicitly address gender and energy issues will result in better outcomes, in terms of the sustainability of energy services as well as the human development opportunities available to women and men.
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Cooking with Gas: Why women in developing countries want LPG and how they can get it

Monday, 27 October 2014

ENERGIA developed a report for the World LP Gas Association, investigating the need for access to clean cooking energy for women and girls.

The World Energy Outlook estimates that almost 1.3 billion people living mostly in developing Asia or...

Update on Request For Proposals: Gender & Energy Research Programme (Last Updated: 08-10-2014)

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

(Last Update: 08-10-2014) 

The invitations for the development of full proposals under the Gender and Energy Research Programme were sent on 15 September. Three consortia were selected for each of the 5 themes.

Information relevant to the...

2015 Ashden International Awards Call for entries

Friday, 26 September 2014

Are you empowering women and girls through sustainable energy? 2015 Ashden International Awards open for entries

The Ashden Awards – the world’s leading green energy awards scheme – is seeking entries for its 2015 International Awards. Ashden...

Global Alliance Gender & Investment Consultancy

Friday, 15 August 2014

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves seeks the support of a qualified consultant to promote the integration of gender considerations into expected capacity building projects of clean cookstoves and fuel companies. Please see the attached Terms...

Global and Regional Experiences of Electricity Utilities and Social/Gender Issues

Friday, 15 August 2014

As you may know, ESMAP has partnered with the World Bank’s Social Development team to develop a report on Gender and Electricity Infrastructure. The research is focusing on the linkages between gender and social issues on Electricity Infrastructure...