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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

FAO launches major review to improve action on gender

16/2/2010
The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) is conducting a comprehensive gender review, which will lay the groundwork for the development of a strategy to ensure inclusion of gender-responsive actions into FAO’s work at the national, regional and international levels
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