Gender

Gender

Projects

Improving livelihoods of indigenous women in Nicaragua

The indigenous Mayangna women of the Bosawás Biosphere Reserve in northern Nicaragua face poverty, isolation, domestic violence and triple discrimination based on their gender, ethnicity and socioeconomic situation.

 

News

FAO conference in Vilnius focuses on gender equality

Challenge: How to make sure rural women benefit from economic growth?

Insight

FTT-Thiaroye Ovens: Clearing the air for women fish processors in Côte d'Ivoire, and beyond

A simple and relatively inexpensive technology is revolutionizing the way West Africans smoke their fish. Along the way, it’s also solving problems of food loss, food safety and quality, safeguarding the health of women fish processors and their children, and improving lives and livelihoods across the region’s coastal fishing communities.

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Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

Contact

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

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