HLPF 2018: Energy, Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights

Women’s leadership in sustainable energy production can help influence policy and regulation to protect people, communities and the planet from contamination from open pit mining, strip mining, mountaintop removal, in situ leaching, hydraulic fracturing, steam extraction, drilling, milling, processing, refinement techniques, transport, and camps. These practices oppress women and result in increased violence against women.

Read the Women’s Major Group recommendations on SDG 7, Energy. Download here.