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The female face of street food vending in Ghana

“If a job earns you a living, it’s better than nothing.” Nanama is one of around 10 000 street food vendors in the city of Accra, Ghana, most of whom are women. Indeed, the face of street food vending is female in much of Africa.

 

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Albania’s rural women face an uphill climb

A new FAO report notes that while initial steps have been taken to alleviate the problems of rural women in the country, gender inequalities are still deeply rooted in society and change needs to be accelerated.

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“Now there is a difference”: a look at climate change adaptation in Uganda

A new video, released by FAO on the occasion of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22), illustrates how men and women in rural Uganda are making climate change adaptation work for them.

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

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