How clean energy can open livelihood opportunities for women and girls

The economic empowerment of women has been demonstrated to be key to spurring development and decreasing destitution. Improving business opportunities in energy for women is additionally one of the vital markers of achievement of the UN sustainable goal (SDG 5) — gender equality and empowerment of women and girls.

Owing to gender and sociocultural norms, women in many communities have the primary responsibility for household cooking. Developing countries such as Kenya, mostly rely on use of traditional stoves and fuels, wood fuel collection, and fuel processing.

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