Gender

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FAO's work on gender equality and women's empowerment at country level

25/01/2018
Faced with the worst drought in living memory, more than 1 million people were forced to flee their homes last year as hunger tightened its grip, pushing the country to the brink of famine.
25/01/2018
Zinetemam Adem is 22 years old and lives in Kalu, in the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia. Like many young men and women in the country, she faced the tough decision of whether to stay or leave.
04/12/2017
Agriculture is currently facing many challenges such as decreased productivity and limited market access to sell produce. This is making it difficult for the sector to serve as a primary source of income for Egypt’s increasingly unemployed population.
04/12/2017
While gender equality in Guatemala has improved in recent years, male hegemony still strongly characterizes the culture, particularly in rural areas.
29/11/2017
An FAO program in Yemen is helping farmers take advantage of dam water to improve sustainability, while simultaneously giving women more opportunities to participate in the country’s conservative decision-making process.