Skip to: Taking stock of 25 years of bringing gender into the energy conversation

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  • Over the past 25 years, ENERGIA has been calling for a gender-equal energy sector. These experiences have now been compiled in a virtual overview. This overview retraces key strategies, achievements and resources that allowed the Network to be a critical player in the advocacy efforts towards the achievement of a just and universal energy access. […]

  • Magi Matinga, Technical Advisor at ENERGIA, explains how ENERGIA has contributed to the inclusion of a gender perspective in policies, projects and programs at national and international level by: Providing research evidence and sex-disaggregated data for use by policy- and decision makers on women’s and men’s energy needs and consumption patterns. Advocating for women’s recognition […]

  • What do we mean by gender and how does this relate to energy? What do we mean by gender perspective? Magi Matinga, Techincal Advisor at ENERGIA, guides us through these aspects, highlighting how women and men have different energy needs and how taking or not into account this diversity could influence their life, perpetuate gender […]

  • In its 25 years of existence, gender mainstreaming in energy policies, institutions, programs and projects has been and still is an important part of ENERGIA’s work. But what is gender mainstreaming in the energy sector exactly? In short, gender mainstreaming is a tool or a process to correct the imbalance between women and men in […]

  • What prompted a group of experts to build a network at the nexus of gender and energy? How did gender approaches change the energy sector? Prof Joy Clancy, one of the founding members of ENERGIA, looks at our work over the past 25 years, discussing the main accomplishments in terms of research, gender mainstreaming, advocacy […]