To what extent can renewable energy empower women in rural communities?

Scouts participate in a Greenpeace workshop in Durban, October 4, 2011. The scouts are learning about renewable energy and are preparing two trailers equipped with solar panels and a wind turbine which will be used to educate young people ahead of the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: EDUCATION ENERGY ENVIRONMENT) - GM1E7A502EQ01

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Tharanga Gunawardena
Communications Manager, Room to Read
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