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Women and Cooking Energy

Women and Cooking Energy

Srilatha Batliwala This paper discusses the impact of the cooking energy system on woman. A woman in poverty has low access to cooking fuel, spends the longest time obtaining it, and puts it to use in stoves which are not only fuel-inefficient, but which also subject her to serious or fatal disease. Cooking energy also increasingly determines a woman's nutrition level, and that of her family.

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