Why Mainstream Gender in Energy Access

September 4, 2014 | By
Lima

Energy plays an important role in eradicating both income and human poverty. Although referred to as the missing millennium development goal (MDG), access to clean and modern energy is critical in achieving all of the eight established MDGs. West Africa is a region where available, accessible and affordable energy services remain a pressing challenge. Whether in terms of… Read More »

What is Gender Mainstreaming

September 4, 2014 | By
Lima

Gender is not synonymous to women, but refers to both women and men. It also refers to the unique roles and responsibilities of both gender groups as defined by society. These social roles and responsibilities influence profoundly the relationship between women and men in the society and, in most instances, determine the resources available and accessible to women… Read More »