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

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

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)

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

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.

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.
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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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