Exploring Factors that Enhance and restrict WMEN'S Empowerment through Electrification

The overall research objective is to account for the various factors that enhance and restrict women's opportunities and empowerment through electrification, both as the users of electricity services and as involved actors in the provision of electricity.

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So what's the conclusion - does electricity influence gender relations?

09 January 2019 | by Tanja Winther

We in the EFEWEE team have now completed our study of electricity and gender relations in selected parts of rural Nepal, India and Kenya. The conclusion is mixed.

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EFEWEE Calendar 2019

As part of the EFEWEE project, the field work and research was undertaken in India, Kenya and Nepal. In connection with the field work, many women & men from the study villages as well as expert stakeholders shared their experiences and opinions with us on gender and energy during focus group discussions and interviews. We have compiled some of these messages and photographs from the field and reproduced them in a calendar for the year 2019.

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