Gender and the Energy Sector

Romana Marková Volejníčková, Marie Pospíšilová and Alena Křížková from the Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with the Prague office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, have collaborated on the preparation of the Czech-language publication Gender a energetika (“Gender and the Energy Sector”). The English translation which you are now reading is an excerpt from this publication and contains the most significant research findings and recommendations in the individual thematic areas.

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Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V., kancelář v Praze, Sociologický ústav AVČR, v.v.i.
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Table of contents
  1.  Introduction: Gender analysis and the energy sector in the Czech Republic
    1. The meaning of gender equality in the energy sector at the national and European levels
    2. Structure of the study and definition of key research areas
    3. Research methodology
  2.  Conclusion and recommendations
    1. Gender equality in the energy sector as a topic in the Czech Republic and the availability of data
    2. Women’s participation in decision-making in the energy sector, and women’s inclusion in the discussion of the energy sector
    3. Gender inequalities in the impacts of the energy sector
    4. Gender mainstreaming
    5. Promoting gender equality in the energy sector at the national level
    6. General recommendations aiming towards improving the position of women in society
  3. Bibliography