Resources ::: Audios

Voices from the Summit: Civil society


A series of interviews with NGO representatives who took part in the Civil Society Forum that was organized in Rome from 13-17 November 2009.

Photo: © FAO/R. Rorandelli

Giving rural women a voice in decision-making


Marcela Villarreal, Director of FAO's Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division, highlights the need to include a gender perspective in the implementation of development programmes and policies.

Photo: © FAO/G. Napolitano

Suzanne Mubarak opens First Ladies Summit at FAO


Ms Suzanne Mubarak, First Lady of Egypt and Chair of NAM First Ladies Summit, opens the Second Non Aligned Movement First Ladies Summit that was held on 15 November 2009 in Rome.

Photo: © FAO/A. Benedetti

FAO Director-General speaks at the First Ladies Summit in Rome


FAO Director-General, Jacques Diouf, deplores the lack of data and statistics that are specific to the role of women in agriculture. (French)

Photo: © FAO/G. Napolitano

Press conference on the First Ladies Summit at FAO


Audio from the press conference held by FAO Director-General, Jacques Diouf, and Ms. Suzanne Mubarak, First Lady of Egypt.

Photo: © FAO/G. Napolitano
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FAO policy on gender equality


E-learning Course


Gender and Land Rights Database


UN system-wide news
on gender equality



FAO Gender Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations