USAID is committed to maximize women’s participation and to strengthen gender diversity and equity in the energy sector and today we feel proud to launch the regional chapter called ’South Asia Women in Energy (SAWIE)’ from this platform.
Three key areas for women equality at workplace are enabling infrastructure, financial empowerment and women in position of influence.
It’s not one institution, one organization but need to bring in societal changes to promote higher women workforce participation.
Major issues in women participation are at recruitment, retention and advancement stages. Companies need to ensure level playing field rather than retaining conventional approach.