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New FAO data highlights gender gap in food insecurity across regions

25/9/2017
Women are more likely to be food insecure than men in every region of the world, according to FAO’s latest report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017.

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.
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CFS Forum on Women's Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

25 September 2017

 

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