Women, energy, and economic empowerment

The Atlantic has published an insightful report which shows that “energy access programs are an underexplored lever for women’s economic empowerment”.

The report by Kathleen O’Dell, Sophia Peters and Kate Wharton from Deloitte addresses questions including:

“Under what context does gender equality rise with access to electricity; what are the channels through which this change occurs; and how significant are the economic benefits to women? Can donor institutions and governments reap more meaningful results by targeting energy development programs that enhance benefits for women, and if so, how?”

Read the full report on The Atlantic website.