Gender

Resources ::: Publications

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.

Women's empowerment in aquaculture in Bangladesh and Indonesia: Insights from four case studies

(FAO, 2017)

An overview of four case studies conducted in Bangladesh and Indonesia, summarizing key findings and recommendations under the initiative "Women's Empowerment in Aquaculture Production System in Asia: Comparative Case Studies and Synthesis from Bangladesh and Indonesia". 4 pp.

 

 

 

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Gender and Land Rights Database

 

 

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

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