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Protecting girls and boys from child labour: global conference

10/5/2010
FAO took part in a global conference on child labour in The Hague, The Netherlands, to put the spotlight on the key role that agriculture must play in eliminating hazardous and exploitative work for girls and boys.

Rural women as agents of change: FAO preps for June ECOSOC review

22/4/2010
The crucial role of women in food production worldwide and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals was the focus of a panel discussion held 22 April 2010 at UN Headquarters in New York

Sharpening the focus on gender in agriculture

15/4/2010
A new FAO toolkit aims to sharpen the focus of anti-hunger and development efforts by helping countries to gather more accurate information on the roles and responsibilities of men and women in agriculture

Road to Beijing +15: Implementation of women's empowerment agenda key to food security

10/3/2010
FAO urges focus on rural women’s empowerment and gender equality to meet the commitments made in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

International Women’s Day: FAO, WFP and IFAD honour Haitian women

8/3/2010
Rome-based UN agencies FAO, World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) marked International Women’s Day by pledging to help women affected by the Haiti earthquake make the challenging transition from emergency recovery to long-term resilience
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