Последние новости и информация в отношении гендерного равенства и расширения прав и возможностей женщин
Gender equality was discussed as a prominent factor of food security at FAO’s celebration of World Food Day 2011 and throughout the 37th session of the United Nations Committee on Global Food Security (CFS), held at headquarters 17-22 October.
FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Food Programme (WFP) and UN Women convened an Expert Group Meeting from the 20-23 September 2011 in Accra, Ghana to identify strategies and recommendations to enhance the economic
Reforming forest tenure systems and securing forest ownership rights can significantly improve peoples’ livelihoods and enable them to gain income from forest products, said FAO in a newly published guide, Reforming Forest Tenure.
The vital role of women in agriculture and rural development was the theme of the thirty-seventh session of the biennial FAO Governing Conference (25 June-2 July 2011).
Worldwide 215 million children are engaged in child labour, and of these 115 million are involved in what is considered to be hazardous work. Agriculture is the sector where the largest share of child labourers is found - a staggering 60 percent of boys a
The FAO-Dimitra Project recently launched a handbook for all development practitioners, which examines the need to include gender in communication for rural development initiatives and provides guidance on achieving this successfully.
Если бы женщины в сельских регионах получили равный с мужчинами доступ к земле, технологиям, финансовым ресурсам, образованию и рынкам, количество голодающих уменьшилось бы на 100-150 миллионов, заявила ФАО в новом издании доклада «Положение дел с продово
В новом докладе ООН, посвященном оценке гендерного фактора в сельском хозяйстве говорится, что женщины, занятые в сельском хозяйстве, по-прежнему получают меньше выгод, чем мужчины, а также им приходится сталкиваться с новыми проблемами вследствие текущег
Коренное население получит больше возможностей для отстаивания собственных позиций в ФАО благодаря внедрению новой политики, призванной обеспечить учет их интересов во всех аспектах работы Организации.
October 2010 marked the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which highlights the importance of involving women in all aspects of peacekeeping and peacebuilding to conserve peace, security and livelihoods.
Agricultural cooperatives can be an effective means to empower women in rural areas and help them to overcome the constraints they face, the Food and Agriculture Organization said in a statement released for the 16th International Day of Cooperatives.
Tackling hunger requires moving from talk to action in ensuring that women farmers have equal access to agricultural resources and an equal voice in decision making at all levels, FAO said this week, as a high-level UN meeting put gender equality and wome
Turning the tide against hunger will require taking urgent action on gender inequality, one of the main obstacles to food and nutrition security, the Food and Agriculture Organization said on the eve of a high-level UN meeting on gender equality and the e
Developing decent work opportunities for both women and men, especially young people new to the labour market, will be the focus of a global summit in Sweden on the future of employment.
FAO took part in a global conference on child labour in The Hague, The Netherlands, to put the spotlight on the key role that agriculture must play in eliminating hazardous and exploitative work for girls and boys.
The crucial role of women in food production worldwide and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals was the focus of a panel discussion held 22 April 2010 at UN Headquarters in New York
Усовершенствование базы данных по фермерам мужского и женского пола будет способствовать сельскохозяйственному развитию
FAO urges focus on rural women’s empowerment and gender equality to meet the commitments made in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
Rome-based UN agencies FAO, World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) marked International Women’s Day by pledging to help women affected by the Haiti earthquake make the challenging transition from emergenc
The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) is conducting a comprehensive gender review, which will lay the groundwork for the development of a strategy to ensure inclusion of gender-responsive actions into FAO’s work at the national, regional