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

24/4/2017
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

21/4/2017
A strong call to ECOWAS member countries to empower women in agriculture.

FAO contributes to dialogue on women’s empowerment

4/4/2017
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

22/3/2017
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.

Striving to leave no one behind: FAO kicks off 2017 Commission on Status of Women with three side events on empowering rural women

22/3/2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) contributed prominently to the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) with three side events on 13 March, the opening day of the two-week session.
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