January 31, 2020
The report examines from a gender perspective the impact of kerosene subsidies and their reform in Nigeria, finding that kerosene subsidies did not work for poor women.
Reports: Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in Bangladesh: Findings and recommendations
January 31, 2020
The report examines from a gender perspective the impact of kerosene subsidies and their reform in Bangladesh. The report advocates that kerosene subsidy reform needs to be handled with care.
Reports: Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in India: Findings and recommendations
December 20, 2019
The report examines the impacts of India’s subsidies to cooking gas—and their reform—from a gender perspective. On average, when cooking with liquified petroleum gas (LPG) rather than biomass, women saved about one hour per day due to reduced cooking and cleaning times. The report recommends reviewing subsidy targeting policies so that more poor households benefit from ongoing LPG subsidies because its findings sho
Blog: Women Could Gain Far More With Better Targeting of Government Energy Subsidies, New Research Finds
March 8, 2019 |
Millions of dollars worth of fossil fuel subsidies could be better targeted by governments to benefit poor women including energy subsidies and policies.
Commentary: Gender-Responsive Climate Action
June 7, 2018 |
Expert commentary on achieving gender-responsive climate action.
Blog: Fossil Fuel Subsidies or $112 for Families? Let women decide
March 8, 2018 |
Mothers, grandmothers and daughters often have a lot on their plates—even more so in developing countries where health, education and social protection are scarce, and energy systems are often emerging.
Reports: Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: An audit of data on energy subsidies, energy use and gender in Indonesia
November 20, 2017
The Government of Indonesia is considering reform of its consumer subsidies for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) due to its rising fiscal cost: IDR 25 trillion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2016: around half of its total energy subsidy expenditure.
Blog: Talking Gender and Energy Sector Reform at the Vienna Energy Forum
May 31, 2017 |
IISD’s Global Subsidies Initiative presented at a side event on May 9 to the Vienna Energy Forum organized by ENERGIA, the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.