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16/03/2017
“It is a terrifying reality that women in South Sudan have little to no rights,” explains Abdal Monium Osman, FAO Head of Programmes in South Sudan.
14/03/2017
A recent post from the Blue Growth Blog, run by FAO's Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, marked the occasion of International Women’s Day with a look at FAO project work in West Africa, where strengthening women’s role throughout the entire fish value chain is of key importance.
06/03/2017
A look at FAO’s work with rural men and women farmers in a remote and rugged region of Bangladesh.
01/03/2017
As part of the EAF-Nansen Project, women scientists from Australia, Ghana and Indonesia join the crew of the the R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen – the only ship in the world to fly the UN flag.
14/02/2017
The indigenous Mayangna women of the Bosawás Biosphere Reserve in northern Nicaragua face poverty, isolation, domestic violence and triple discrimination based on their gender, ethnicity and socioeconomic situation.