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High-level meeting at UN headquarters to focus on women's right to land

22/9/2014
FAO Deputy Director-General for Knowledge, Maria Helena Semedo, will speak at United Nations Headquarters this week, during a high-level Ministerial breakfast meeting on gender equality in land ownership.

Bite-sized stories: determination and decisions in Gujarat and Lesotho

16/6/2014
A set of stories that illustrate some of the challenges that rural women farmers face every day, the determined and dynamic ways in which they decide to deal with them, and the ways in which their ingenuity and perseverance lead to greater food security, economic empowerment and long-term benefits for themselves and for their families.

Land ownership still lagging for women in Western Balkans

14/5/2014
Joint FAO-World Bank project aims to enable change through data-gathering, education.

Empowering women in agriculture

7/3/2014
International Women’s Day event at FAO eyes role of gender equality in ending hunger and fostering sustainable food systems

Bite-sized stories: how rural women farmers are solving problems in Gujarat, India

15/10/2013
A set of stories that illustrate, through real life examples, how rural women farmers in Gujarat, India found solutions to some of the challenges they faced.
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