Addressing Gender-Based Violence and Harassment: Emerging Good Practice for the Private Sector
Jointly commissioned by IFC, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and CDC Group, Addressing Gender-Based Violence and Harassment: Emerging Good Practice for the Private Sector outlines emerging practices in addressing gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH) in operations and investments. These practices are drawn from recent experience in the private sector, as well as a larger body of work from the non-profit sector. The guidance provides an opportunity to engage with stakeholders to refine practices as those in the private sector collectively gain implementation experience. Download here.

Covid-19 and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls
This brief highlights emerging evidence of the correlation between the global COVID-19 pandemic and increased violence against women and girls. It makes recommendations for governments, international organizations and civil society organizations to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls, at the onset, during, and after the public health crisis. It also considers the economic impact of the pandemic and its implications for violence against women and girls in the long-term. Download here.

Stepping Up Women’s STEM Careers in Infrastructure
The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) just released a report and five case studies, describing ways to level the pathway for women entering into and progressing in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) employment within the infrastructure sectors—energy and extractives; water; transport; and digital development. Access here.

Understanding Power Purchase Agreements, Second Edition
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Law Development Program, in partnership with the African Legal Support Facility, brought together a group of world-class experts-including WiAP member Jay Govender-to update and refresh the handbook five years after its original publication. The updated handbook, funded by Power Africa, includes additional insight and case studies on the negotiation of power purchase agreements for both small and large-scale projects, along with new guidance on emerging issues in the African power markets such as commercial and industrial power purchase agreements and cross-border agreements. The handbook, as well as short videos on topics covered in the handbook, can be found here.