Resources ::: Audios

Achieving Gender Equality for Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture


5 July 2017, Rome – A special event on gender equality and women's empowerment on the sidelines of the 40th Session of the FAO Conference.


Impulse to Agri-Food Production with an Emphasis on Gender Issues


8 June 2017, Rome — The event "Impulse to Agri-Food Production with an Emphasis on Gender Issues” was held today at FAO headquarters, in Rome, with the participation of Her Excellency Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, Vice-President of the Dominican Republic.


The Listening Revolution (Target Zero Hunger Series, Episode 12)


FAO expert Christiane Monsieur documents her trip to a handful of villages in Niger. These villages organize Dimitra Clubs. In communities all throughout Niger, there’s been a quiet revolution going on through these clubs.


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.

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