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Energy poverty and gender – Facts and arguments

Published on: May 20, 2021

Women and women-led households are disproportionately affected by energy poverty – a condition that becomes aggravated when gender inequality is exacerbated by age, class and ethnic background among other factors. This can be linked to their physiological and health situation as well as their economic and social status, as all these dimensions or combination of… Read More »Energy poverty and gender – Facts and arguments

Report on gender aspects of existing financial schemes for energy poverty measures

Published on: July 1, 2020

Today, women are more likely to face poverty and hence, more affected by energy poverty. Therefore, it becomes clear that gender inequality increases the risk of energy poverty. Although EU institutions acknowledge the need to reduce energy poverty by organising financial support programmes, this report finds that considerations of gender dimensions within the evaluated programmes… Read More »Report on gender aspects of existing financial schemes for energy poverty measures