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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
   

The Right to Food and Access to Natural Resources

Right to Food Study, 2008.
Through a conceptual analysis based on international treaties and instruments and through two country studies, this study explores the relationship between human rights, particularly the right to adequate food, and access to natural resources with specific focus on land. Available in English, Español, Français.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,Policy,Impact Analysis,Empowerment
   

Right to Food - Lessons learned in Brazil

Paper, 2007.
Despite significant growth in global food production, 854 million people, nearly one-sixth of the world’s population, still suffer from chronic hunger. This publication focuses on the right to food and the lessons learned in Brazil and illustrates the eight steps to realize the right to Food in a Brazilian perspective.
Available in English.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security and Nutrition,Monitoring,Empowerment,Legal Issues,Capacity Development,Educational Tools,Advocacy
   

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 in Action: Examples of how FAO Member Countries Make it Happen

Brief, 2007.
This brief provides an overview of the types of right to food activities with which FAO is involved in Brazil, Bhutan, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, India, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania/Zanzibar and Uganda.
Available in English, Español, Français.

ARCHIVE
Food Security and Nutrition,Legal Issues,Advocacy,Monitoring,Assessment
   

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 Indigenous Peoples

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
Indigenous peoples are among the world’s most vulnerable groups and poorest socio-ethnic populations. They make up a significant percentage of the food insecure, often facing chronic hunger and malnutrition. This paper addresses the right to food and indigenous peoples in regard to Human Rights, Land and Natural Resources, Indigenous women and State Obligations.
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,Empowerment,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

Right to Food and Access to Natural Resources

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
Human rights principles and language are being used to support resource access claims as rights-based approaches empower individuals and groups to gain or maintain access to natural resources. This paper addresses the right to food and access to natural resources in regard to Right to Food Guidelines Provisions, Violations and State Obligations. Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,Policy,Impact Analysis,Empowerment,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
   

What is the Right to Food?

Brief, 2007.
This document is a part of the Right to Food Essential Package. The Right to Food Essential Package provides you with all the documents you will need in order to understand what the right to food is, information about policies and law, examples of best practices and the right to food in action.
Available in English, Español, Français.

ESSENTIAL PACKAGE
Food Security and Nutrition,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Advocacy,Training
   
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