Gender and energy in the Pacific
For PICTs, expanding and modernising their energy sector is vital since the limited availability of energy constrains human and economic development. Insufficient and unreliable power supplies can limit industrial production, while the lack of modern energy services can prevent the realisation of basic human needs, such as education, health, and communication. Furthermore, access to energy is not only a catalyst for development but it can also be a springboard for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. Without access to modern energy services, women and girls spend most of their day performing basic subsistence...
Geographic coverage: Fiji
Subject areas: Economic empowerment
Resource type(s): Institutional reports
Number of pages
Publishing entity/ies: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)