Gender and Energy: How is Gender Relevant to Sustainable Energy Policies?

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February 14, 2007

Gender and Energy: How is Gender Relevant to Sustainable Energy Policies?

This paper emphasizes the importance of a gender-based approach to national energy policies. It explains how the differing roles of men and women affect their energy needs and concerns, and how gender equity is essential to sustainable development. It also includes case studies highlighting the gender impact of energy policies in Sri Lanka and China.

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