Gender

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Towards gender-equitable small-scale fisheries governance and development - A handbook

(FAO, 2017)

This manual aims at providing practical guidance on how to achieve gender-equitable small-scale fisheries in the context of the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication. 174 pp.

Child labour in agriculture in protracted crises, fragile and humanitarian contexts

(FAO, 2017)

This note provides technical and operational guidance to stakeholders of the agriculture, food security and nutrition sector intervening in protracted crises, fragile and humanitarian contexts, to ensure children are not engaged in activities that could negatively affect their health, development or education, and are not employed in hazardous working conditions. 34 pp.

Women's committees in the banana industry

(FAO, 2017)

Gender inequality in the banana industry can be seen in many forms of discrimination. Women’s committees at the workplace, company or organisational level offer a means towards fair work and increased job performance and career development, in an environment free from gender discrimination. 3 pp.

The community land rights of women and youth in Tana River and Turkana Counties

(FAO, 2017)

In Kenya, women account for just 5% of registered land holders, while they generate 60% of farm-derived income. This report shows how communities in Tana River and Turkana counties still rely heavily on traditional land governance structures. 24 pp.

Gender equality: Strengthening sector policies for better food security and nutrition results:

(FAO, 2017)

This policy guidance note aims to facilitate dialogue on synchronizing gender equality and women’s empowerment policy objectives with those of food security and nutrition, enhancing coordination between the two domains. 40 pp.

 

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

 

 

Contact

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

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