Gender

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Michelle Bachelet: International Day of Rural Women 2012

2012

As the world celebrates the International Day of Rural Women on 15 October, UN Women with WFP, FAO and IFAD are launching a joint programme in Rome to empower poor rural women through economic integration and food security initiatives.

   

Gender Justice and Global Climate Change Research Network: Interview with Yianna Lambrou

2011

Yianna Lambrou, Senior Officer for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), is interviewed during the Gender and Climate Change: Women, Research and Action Conference at the Monash Centre, Prato, Italy (September 15-16, 2011). Video produced by the Rock Ethics Institute at Pennsylvania State University.

   

The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-11: Interview with Terri Raney

2011

FAO's 2010-11 edition of The State of Food and Agriculture report makes a powerful business case for promoting gender equality in agriculture. In this video, Terri Raney, editor of The State of Food and Agriculture, gives a short interview on the importance of achieving gender equality for agricultural development and food security.

   

Message from Hillary Clinton marking the International Women's Day Centenary

2011

In her message to the three Rome-based UN agencies (FAO, IFAD and WFP), the US Secretary of State emphasized the need to support women in agriculture, so they can become full partners in meeting the MDGs.

   

Message from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf marking the International Women's Day Centenary

2011

"Achieving gender equality is not merely a question of fairness - but also a strategic economic decision which the world can no longer afford to delay," said Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

   
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