Tag: Women

Why Do People Choose Careers in Engineering? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 09:44:16 +0000

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Do you want to solve important problems, contribute to society, and help people? Well, then, you may want to become an engineer. At least that’s why some successful engineers have said they entered and persist in the occupation, according to a recent study published by DiscoverE, an engineering outreach organization based in Alexandria, Virginia. The […]

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House okays bill punishing ‘electronic violence’ against women, children

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 13:04:25 +0000

THE House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill defining electronic violence against women and their children and prescribing corresponding penalties. Voting 227-0-0 on Tuesday, lawmakers passed House Bill 5869 or the proposed Expanded Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act. The bill seeks to amend Section 3, paragraph (a) of […]

From Rajasthan To Mexico: Why Gender Matters At The Heart Of The Energy Transition

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 10:30:42 +0000

Since women are the primary users of energy, they are disproportionately vulnerable to climate change impacts. Energy policies failing to reach women are thus exacerbating potential climate risks for them. In addition, gender inequalities limit women’s access to finance streams, information or training for using sustainable energy sources. Taking a gender lens approach is thus crucial for minimizing such bias and ensuring equal access to energy for both women and men

It’s Amazing What Women With Energy Can Do

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 09:00:42 +0000

“Clean energy entrepreneurship offers a firm path to economic advancement and meaningful inclusion for women living in rural communities in West Africa. Trusting local women and giving them a voice to make a difference for their communities will be the bringer of sustainable positive change.”

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