Gender

Messages

Codex on International Women’s Day

2021

On International Women’s Day, the core values of Codex is recalled: collaboration, inclusiveness, consensus building and transparency and celebrate the work of women in Codex who accept the challenge to ensure food is safe for everyone, everywhere.

   

FAO DG QU Dongyu's video message for the International Women's Day 2020

2020

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, while also making a call to action for strengthening gender equality and accelerating women’s empowerment.

   

"Think equal, build smart, innovate for change" Malika Martini speaks on this year's theme for International Women's Day

2019

Malika Martini, Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development Officer, FAO, talks about the Rome-based agencies global work to tackle inequalities that discriminate against women and girls.

   

FAO-Gender & Pesticides: Elisabetta Tagliati

2017

Elisabetta Tagliati, FAO Programme Officer, Rotterdam Convention, explains the challenges and risks that rural families, especially women, across the developing world face in coming into contact with pesticides both while working in agriculture and at home.

   

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva's message on International Women's Day

2017

Women play an important role in agriculture and food systems. Achieving gender equality and empowering women are crucial ingredients in the fight against extreme poverty, hunger and malnutrition, said José Graziano da Silva.

   
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