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Leaving no one behind: FAO special event highlights rural women’s role in achieving global food and nutrition security

17/7/2017
Gender equality and women’s empowerment is central to FAO’s work in eradicating hunger and poverty, as it is to the entire 2030 Agenda. This was a key message among several discussed at the recent Special Event on “Leaving no one behind: Achieving gender equality for food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture”.

FAO Director-General urges countries to recognize the vital role of rural women in freeing the world from hunger and poverty

5/7/2017
A special event looks into ways to achieve gender equality for food security, nutrition and sustainable development.

UN report finds gender inequalities persisting in rural Armenia

19/6/2017
More than 40 percent of economically active women in Armenia are employed in agriculture, compared to about 30 percent of men.

Notimex joins the #MujeresRurales, mujeres con derechos campaign (#RuralWomen, women with rights)

19/6/2017
Notimex will produce and disseminate news content to raise awareness about rural women's key role in achieving sustainable development.

The Sustainable Healthy Schools Programme is launched in Chiquimula

19/6/2017
The rural school Escuela Oficial Rural Mixta “Los Vados” is the first of twelve that will implement the sustainable healthy school model in the department of Chiquimula.
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