Global Resources

Welcome to the Global Resources Database. This library contains over 3,000 specially selected gender documents picked from over 1,500 sources. It covers longstanding concerns and debates as well as emerging issues. It provides access to research, reports and policy documents, as well as records of good practice, lessons learnt and case studies, amongst other things. Each resource has been summarised providing a brief overview, key findings and recommendations, to help you save time deciding which resources you really want to read.

The database is added to monthly with the latest resources on a particular theme and/or region. We often pick a theme which is particularly relevant, for example, linking in with the theme of a key international gender event or campaign. However some months we like to showcase work from a region or on a theme that is underrepresented to provide space for more marginalised issue and further add to the diversity of our database.

We also strive to make resources available in languages other than English. A number of resources are available in French and Spanish, as well as other languages within the database.

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Global Resources (34 documents found)
Authors: Rachel Mohun, Smita Biswas, Infrastructure and cities for economic development (ICED), Nov 2016
Produced by the Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development Facility (ICED), this background paper lays out the case for infrastructure as a key tool for women’s economic empowerment (WEE). With over half of Africa’s economic growth... Find out more
Author: G. Karlsson (ed), ENERGIA: International Network on Gender & Sustainable Energy, Jan 2007
In the introduction to this publication, ENERGIA policy advisor and editor of this pubication Gail Karlsson writes, “In many developing countries, especially in the poorest areas, most energy currently comes from traditional biomass fuels... Find out more
Africa Progress Panel, Sep 2015
The Africa Progress Report is the annual flagship publication of the Africa Progress Panel (APP), drawing on the best research and analysis available, and making policy recommendations for African political leaders and civil society who... Find out more
United Nations [UN] Industrial Development Organization , Nov 2015
The energy and gender nexus is based on the recognition that men and women have different needs and priorities with regard to energy, stemming from gendered societal and cultural roles. Without access to energy, women often face especially... Find out more
Author: Gender and Energy Technical Advisory Team (GETAT), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, Jan 2010
This short 18-page document presents the type of support the Gender and Energy Technical Advisory Team (GETAT) team can provide to Norad, Norwegian Embassies and their partners by incorporating a gender sensitive approach into the design... Find out more
Authors: Govind Kelkar, Dev Nathan, Jan 2009
This three-page brief highlights the importance of monitoring activities in supporting governments by evaluating the effectiveness of pro-poor and gender-sensitive policies, the goal of which is to accelerate access to energy for the poor... Find out more
Author: G. Köhlin, World Bank, Jan 2011
This report reviews the literature on the links between energy access, welfare, and gender in order to provide evidence on where gender considerations in the energy sector matter and how they might be addressed. Prepared as a background... Find out more
ENERGIA: International Network on Gender & Sustainable Energy, Mar 2008
Mainstream energy policies fail to apply a gender-sensitive approach, and have largely ignored the crucial roles that rural women play in energy systems. This report follows a two and a half year-long project: Turning Information into... Find out more
ENERGIA: International Network on Gender & Sustainable Energy, Jan 2014
Development projects, programmes and policies that explicitly address gender and energy issues result in better outcomes in terms of the sustainability of energy services as well as human development. The International Network on Gender... Find out more
Authors: Feri Lumampao, Victoria Lopez, Lisa Go, Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines, Jan 2012
How is gender-sensitive technical vocational education and training (TVET) used to enrich learning and enabling environments for the empowerment of women in the Philippines? This paper illustrates initiatives undertaken to capacitate... Find out more