Gender

Gender

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Lightening the load: addressing rural women’s work burden and time poverty

The division of labour in agriculture often follows traditional patterns. Across a variety of sectors, from smallholder farmers to pastoralists and from forest keepers to fishers, men and women usually have very different—though complementary—roles, with specific tasks assigned to each.

 

News

Post-Soviet countries study gender statistics in agriculture

Countries from Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia participated last week in a Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics for the Agricultural and Rural Sector.

Projects

In Rwanda: Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

For women like Drocella, and for men like Emmanuel too, the Joint Programme on “Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women” is making a difference.

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Contact

FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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