UN report finds gender inequalities persisting in rural Armenia

More than 40 percent of economically active women in Armenia are employed in agriculture, compared to about 30 percent of men.

FAO side event at CSW61 highlights ways to empower women through nutrition policies

Co-hosted by the governments of Argentina, Canada, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, in collaboration with FAO, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO and the World Bank, the side event discussed the economic impact of women’s malnutrition, underscoring how targeted measures to improve women’s nutritional status can mean major gains in economic development.

FAO delivers message of solidarity at ECOWAS ministerial session on gender equality

A strong call to ECOWAS member countries to empower women in agriculture.

FAO contributes to dialogue on women’s empowerment

A Gambian side-event at CSW61 called for reliable data and information for the elaboration of gender responsive policies.

Reaffirmed commitment towards implementing anti-discrimination treaty for women

Continuing the strong momentum from three side events on the opening day of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), another side event on “Empowering rural and indigenous women to achieve food security and nutrition” took place on 15 March in New York.
« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 24
Add new content



Participatory Information and Communication



Gender and Climate Change Programme



Gender and Land Rights Database




FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations