2021 marks ENERGIA’s 25th anniversary. On this occasion, we have the opportunity not only to look back on our past achievements, but also to reflect on the challenges that we still have to address to ensure universal energy access and a just, inclusive, gender-equal and sustainable energy transition.
Looking at the past 25 years, the energy sector has changed. Gender has become an issue. Policies, institutions, communities have experienced the importance of integrating gender approaches and how these strategies enhance the positive impacts of projects and programs. However, the level of awareness of the gender and energy nexus is still low, along with sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics, women’s participation and recognition in energy institution and in policy.
In this virtual space, we will be discussing these issues with current and former colleagues, partners, and women’s entrepreneurs who have played a crucial role in building the ENERGIA Network and raising awareness to deliver on our sustainable goals.
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 […]