Gender and Transport

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At present, many projects in developing countries aim to encourage access for women to services and means of transport, and to improve the participation of women in transport-related jobs. The account taken of gender in this way is justified by the fact that it enhances the effectiveness of actions in the transport sector and therefore has an increased impact on poverty reduction.

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This tool is included in the Transportation Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership.

When to Use This Tool

While building a low emission strategy for your country's transportation system, this tool is most useful during these key phases of the process:

Learn more about the key actions you need to take to build a successful LEDS.

How to Use This Tool

This tool is most helpful when using these strategies:

  • Avoid - Cut the need for travel
  • Shift - Change to low-carbon modes
  • Improve - Enhance infrastructure & policies

Learn more about the avoid, shift, improve framework for limiting air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions.