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UN Women’s Second Chance Education and Vocational Learning Programme enables women to re-enter formal education, learn vocational and entrepreneurial skills and connects them to employment and business opportunities. Since 2018, it has impacted more than 15,000 women in India from some of the poorest and most vulnerable areas.
Measurement of Women’s, Household’s and Community’s Demand and Willingness to Pay for Renewable Energy Products and Services
UN Women and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a global programme on Women’s Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Energy (WESE) in six countries at the Paris Climate Conference (COP 21) in December 2015. The programme aims to identify and address the fundamental gender-specific barriers faced by women entrepreneurs, productive use of sustainable energy by women, and women’s involvement and leadership in gender-sensitive energy policy-making. In line with the...
This report enables experts to develop gender policy tools and address the negative impact of climate change.
This study deciphers the gendered impact of climate change in adivasi/indigenous societies in Asia, and increases understanding of how these are exacerbated by structural shifts in adivasi socio-economic systems.