From Rajasthan To Mexico: Why Gender Matters At The Heart Of The Energy Transition

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 10:30:42 +0000

Since women are the primary users of energy, they are disproportionately vulnerable to climate change impacts. Energy policies failing to reach women are thus exacerbating potential climate risks for them. In addition, gender inequalities limit women’s access to finance streams, information or training for using sustainable energy sources. Taking a gender lens approach is thus crucial for minimizing such bias and ensuring equal access to energy for both women and men

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Canada making it easier for visible minority newcomer women

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 16:07:42 +0000

The Canadian government is making it easier for visible minority newcomer women to find a job by providing the support and services they need to succeed. This will help these women highlight their talents and experiences as they settle in Canada. Some newcomer women face multiple barriers trying to find work and get ahead in […]

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Despite tolerance, more effort needed for LGBTQI inclusivity

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 21:35:48 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The stories are heartbreaking: Years of hiding in closets for fear of being disowned; enduring lectures from peers and being told that how they love is “wrong”; being punished for being true to who they are.

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G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:44:02 +0000

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G7 urged a greater role for women in solving conflicts, saying that peace settlements with female involvement were more likely to endure.

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