Gender

Resources ::: Events and seminars

FAO Webinar on Resilience: Gender equality in protracted crises

2017

This webinar discusses policy responses and programming measures aimed at gender equality, based on FAO experiences in different protracted crisis contexts. It focuses in particular on the implementation of the recommendations and principles of the CFS Framework for Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises.

   

Launch of Joint Programme on Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

2012

FAO, IFAD, WFP and UN Women will demonstrate how UN agencies can work together more effectively and 'Deliver as One' to bring about a comprehensive UN system response to rural women's needs and aspirations.

   

Accelerating Progress Toward the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

2012

UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP have agreed to spearhead a more comprehensive UN system response in support of rural women's economic empowerment through joint actions.

   

Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI): USAID’s gender monitoring tool

2012

A seminar was held in FAO to introduce The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a tool that was recently developed by USAID’s Bureau of Food security to track progress on women’s empowerment as a direct or indirect result of interventions under the US Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future.

   

International Women's Day 2012: Town Hall meeting to present FAO's new Policy on Gender Equality

2012

FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva and Marcela Villarreal, Director, Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division, present FAO's Policy on Gender Equality. The Policy provides FAO with a framework to guide its efforts to achieve gender equality in all its technical work and to assess results.

   
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CFS Forum on Women's Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

25 September 2017

 

Participatory Information and Communication

 

 

Gender and Climate Change Programme

 

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

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FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
email: gender@fao.org

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