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The right to food and indigenous peoples

Joint Brief, 2009.
This joint brief “Right to Food and Indigenous Peoples” explains the legal foundation of the indigenous peoples’ right to food, the right to food as a collective right including the cultural dimension as well as how the right to food can benefit indigenous peoples. Available only in English.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,International Law,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Advocacy,Training
   

Fisheries and the right to food

Right to Food Study, 2009.
This study provides an introduction to the right to food and human rights principles in international law, explores the relationship between international fisheries instruments and the right to food and seeks to identify components that are considered important for the implementation of the right to food in
fisheries legislation. Available only in English.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Right to Food Newsletter N°2

Newsletter N°2 - February 2008.
This newsletter aims to give a voice to the hungry and to all those who are involved in assisting their plight. It aims to strengthen governments in their efforts to make the right to food a reality for all. This edition focuses on World Food Day 2007 and human rights throughout the United Nations.
Available in English, Español, Français, العربية

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Capacity Development,Advocacy,Food Security and Nutrition,Monitoring,Assessment,Legal Issues,International Law,Situation Analysis
   

Women and the Right to Food

Right to Food Study, 2008.
How much of women's hunger and food insecurity is a matter of health alone and not one of life, survival and development? This is just one of the very important issues addressed in this Right to Food Study.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Right to Food Newsletter N°1

Newsletter N°1 - October 2007.
This newsletter aims to give a voice to the hungry and to all those who are involved in assisting their plight. It aims to strengthen governments in their efforts to make the right to food a reality for all. This edition focuses on putting the right to food into practice. Available in English, Español, Français.

ARCHIVE
Capacity Development,Advocacy,Food Security and Nutrition,Monitoring,Assessment,Legal Issues,International Law,Situation Analysis
   

Right to Food and Gender

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
Unequal access to power and resources is central to discrimination against women in the community, market, state and even within their own households. This paper addresses the right to food and gender in regard to Human Rights Law, National Implementation, Health and Education and Property Rights.
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

Right to Food and HIV/AIDS

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
HIV/AIDS makes people more vulnerable to food insecurity; in fact, food insecurity makes them even more susceptible to full-blown AIDS. This paper addresses the right to food and HIV/AIDS in regard to the Human Rights-Based Approach, The Right to Adequate Food and the Right to Food Guidelines.
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security and Nutrition,Obligations,International Law,Empowerment,Policy,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

Legislate for the Right to Food

"How to" Series, 2007.
Legislative measures for the implementation of the human right to adequate food are highlighted both in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and in the Right to Food Guidelines. The three distinct legislative areas to consider, constitutional provisions, framework law and sectoral legislation, are briefly explained in this paper. Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,Entitlements,International Law,National Legislation,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

The right to adequate food in emergencies

FAO Legislative Study, Number 77, 2003.
The purpose of this study is to clarify the meaning of the right to adequate food with specific regard to emergency situations including both natural and man-made disasters. The study identifies and analyses the applicable principles rules and standards of international law related to the right to food in emergency situations.
Available in English and Español.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,Obligations,International Law
   

Gender and Law - Women's Right in Agriculture

FAO Legislative Study, Number 76, 2002. Revised version, 2007.
This study focuses on the gender dimension of agriculture-related legislation, examining the legal status of women in three key areas. The result is an analysis identifying the main legal and some non-legal factors that affect the existence and exercise of women’s agriculture-related rights.
Available in English, Español, Français.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,Empowerment,International Law,Obligations
   
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