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Boiling Point 66

Women, Energy and Economic Empowerment

Deadline for submissions:

Sunday 15 March 2015


  • Boiling Point 66 'Women, Energy and Economic Empowerment' will be published in May 2015 in partnership with ENERGIA. We are now accepting Articles, Helpline Questions and Toolkits on this theme until Sunday 15 March. Visit the BP submission guidelines page for more information or email

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    Table of Contents

    Theme Articles

    Impact of energy access on livelihoods of women home-based workers: SEWA Bharat’s intervention in Bihar, India

    Authors: Ruchi Sankrit

    The business case for women in clean energy value chains: Insights from Solar Sister

    Authors: Neha Misra

    Establishing a women-driven clean cookstove distribution network in Eastern Indonesia

    Authors: Sally Bolton

    Unlocking women’s potential towards universal energy access

    Authors: Soma Dutta

    General Articles

    A pilot study of traditional and energy-efficient stove use in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    Authors: Agnes B. Lobscheid, Sereeter Lodoysamba, Randy L. Maddalena, Larry L. Dale

    Engaging community based organisations in marketing of improved cookstoves in a hill state of India

    Authors: Manjushree Banerjee, Rakesh Prasad

    News Section

    GVEP International News

    Authors: Alessandra Moscadelli

    HEDON News

    Authors: sophia-rose Karima Hirji

    GIZ News

    Authors: Caspar Priesemann Monika Rammelt

    ENERGIA News

    Authors: Tjarda Muller


    Interview with Kathleen O’Dell, Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting LLP

    Authors: Kathleen O’Dell

    Interview with Sarah Best, Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development

    Authors: Sarah Best


    Empowered Entrepreneur Training Handbook

    Authors: Corinne Hart


    Expert Response by Allie Glinski and Vanessa Janik

    Authors: Allie Glinski, Vanessa Janik

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