Gender

Resources ::: Statements

Message from Jacobo Regalado marking the International Women's Day Centenary

2011

Jacobo Regalado, Minister of Agriculture for Honduras, says FAO's latest SOFA report is an important document that sheds light on many critical issues related to women and agriculture. (Spanish)

   

Taking action to support rural women

2010

Marcela Villarreal, Director of FAO's Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division, explains why a high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council puts the spotlight on gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Photo: © FAO
   

Gender Equality at FAO

2010

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2010, FAO Director General Jacques Diouf speaks of women’s empowerment and gender equality as fundamental elements to FAO’s vision of a world free of hunger and malnutrition.

   
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FAO policy on gender equality

 

E-learning Course

 

Gender and Land Rights Database

 


UN system-wide news
on gender equality

 

Contact

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

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