Energy, Gender and Poverty Reduction

Mieko begins with the following notion – that no country large or small can succeed in eradicating poverty, unless her citizens (especially women and children) are healthy and educated. The development challenge we confront today lies not in what we do, but in how we think about what we do. For many, the word energy might suggest a flip of a light switch, a power station, or wind mills, solar panels, and the like. Where is the gender in this image? Where is the woman? Mieko takes you there.