Women working from home make a significant contribution to Pakistan’s economy, but their work is undervalued and home-based workers are denied any form of legal protection.
Encouraging more females to study and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will mitigate the gender bias in these fields.
Since dual career couples support each other, this involves professional compromises. However, such couples’ understanding of ‘success’ is multidimensional and goes beyond the high income and high status of one individual.
We have to help make it better to be a woman in Pakistan and Afghanistan, regardless of what our fathers think.
The research is clear – Asia wins when we increase women’s representation in decision-making roles.
The importance of women benefiting from climate change mitigation efforts in Southeast Asia becomes clearer by the day.
Given the right opportunities, women can be much more than latent consumers of electricity.
South Asia needs more gender equality and social inclusiveness in the energy sector.
Here are a few messages from our partners in the conference.
Do you have ideas or solutions that can help us ensure women have better, cleaner energy access in the future? Please let us know.