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At CSW61: FAO's Hajnalka Petrics on CEDAW and the rights of rural women


Rural women can be "powerful economic agents," but policy makers must recognise their needs in order for them to "unleash" their potential, according to Hajnalka Petrics, Gender and Development Officer at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).


At CSW61: Angelina Baltazar-Ortiz on the importance of empowering indigenous women to be leaders


Indigenous women in the Philippines have "many problems," including a lack of recognition of their ancestral land rights, and they need to be empowered in order to stand up for those rights, according to Angelina Baltazar-Ortiz, a human rights advocate and indigenous Mansaka woman from the Compostela Valley in the Philippines.


UN agencies step up on gender equality to end hunger and poverty


8 March 2017, Rome – Today is International women’s day for 2017! This year’s theme is Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030. To mark the occasion, the UN’s Food and agriculture organization is hosting a Women’s Day event on behalf of the UN’s Rome based agencies.


Step It Up Together with Rural Women to End Hunger and Poverty


16 December 2016, Rome – The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is hosting a high-level event today at its headquarters in Rome, Italy, to address the structural causes and consequences of gender inequality in rural areas.


CFS Side Event: Women, food security, peace & conflict


14 October 2014, Rome - Side Event during the 41st Committee on World Food Security on women, food security, peace and conflict.

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