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Gender and Energy Compact website

  • Today, a coalition, initiated by ENERGIA,  Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and supported by the Governments of  Iceland, Ecuador, Nepal, Kenya and Sweden launched a Gender and Energy Compact to catalyze action towards gender equality and women’s empowerment to accelerate a just, inclusive and sustainable energy transition. […]

  • Women have a critical role to play in achieving SDG7, but barriers such as access to sustainable energy, education, finance, career advancement and insufficient involvement in decision making processes prevent them from leading, participating in, and benefitting from the sustainable energy transition on a level playing field with men. Moreover, ensuring access to clean, modern, […]