Energizing Equality in the African Energy Sector

Sub-Saharan Africa is a global leader in gender mainstreaming in energy sector policy development. In a Global Gender Analysis of national energy frameworks, sub-Saharan African outperforms all other regions, with nearly three-quarters (73%) of its policies including gender considerations.

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Aug 27, 2018 · 3 min read
A regional comparison of gender considerations in national-level energy documents, from the 2017 report Energizing Equality. The new report includes additional and updated frameworks from the region.

POWERING A MORE EQUITABLE AFRICAN ENERGY SECTOR

Check out the report to view how additional cross-cutting gender issues, such as time poverty, education and health, are reflected in national energy frameworks.

POWERING FORWARD


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Two out of three people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity. Power Africa’s goal is to add more than 30,000 megawatts of cleaner, more efficient electricity generation capacity and 60 million new home and business connections.

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Power Africa

Two out of three people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity. Power Africa’s goal is to add more than 30,000 megawatts of cleaner, more efficient electricity generation capacity and 60 million new home and business connections.