Despite this being a key focus of the UNDP targets there is still widespread energy poverty.1.6 million people are dying each year due to household energy problems, where 59% of all indoor pollution-attributed deaths fall on females (WHO 2002). HouseholdEnergyAndGender problems exist and strategies to prioritise gender issues alongside household energy is necessary in order to achieve the desired output (Cecelski, 2004).
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- OECD, Gender Equality in Sector Wide Approaches, Development Assistance Committee, 2002
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